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September 17, 2015
For infrastructure and operations teams, the growth of application containers is both good news and bad.
June 25, 2015
Red Hat is adding features to its virtualization software to stay competitive, but is also worried about staying relevant as the industry moves to embrace cloud and containers.
June 23, 2015
Docker networking limitations have hindered production use of containers, but a new feature adds much-needed flexibility.
December 20, 2013
With the majority of costumers sticking with VMware vSphere, Red Hat has changed its tune with RHEV 3.3.
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One of the advantages to using the Xen hypervisor is its adaptability to a number of different OSes. In this helpful guide, Walker Rowe takes us through the installation process on Ubuntu. Continue Reading
In recent years, the Xen hypervisor has become popular with major companies such as Amazon and Rackspace. So what's behind all this new interest from cloud providers? Continue Reading
LXD is an open source project founded by Canonical that aims to provide a hypervisor-like set of tools to manage Linux containers. Continue Reading
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Much like the advent of hypervisor virtualization, container-based virtualization requires updates to server architectures for better security alongside high performance. Continue Reading
Is it time for Virtualization 2.0, or virtualization without the hypervisor? Server virtualization is now commonplace across businesses big and small, but some of those users have begun to wonder if there might be alternatives to the heavier, more ... Continue Reading
Why complicate container management with a new platform when systemd can help you deploy and manage containers today? Continue Reading
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The growth of application containers continues but admins having management features could be a big boost for the technology. Continue Reading
Using LVM thin provisioning in a KVM virtualized environment allows you to over-allocate storage and makes more efficient use of physical disks. Continue Reading
Squeeze more KVM virtual machines onto your physical servers by implementing these memory swap strategies. Continue Reading
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Managing KVM virtual environments with virt-manager can be a pain if you want virtual machines to be accessed by end users instead of root users. Here's how to make it happen. Continue Reading
Most Linux distributions include everything you need to build a KVM high availability cluster and protect your environment. Continue Reading
Use cgroups to limit the resources a virtual container can consume to prevent oversubscription and contention. Continue Reading