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Open source virtualization News
May 05, 2017
Red Hat Virtualization 4.1 includes better integration with Ansible and CloudForms. Admins should get to know these and other RH products to better manage their environments.
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.
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An OpenStack deployment doesn't always come easy for an IT team. Learn how Red Hat's Platform Director can help with OpenStack implementation and lifecycle management. Continue Reading
Containerization -- also called container-based virtualization and application containerization -- is an OS-level virtualization method for deploying and running distributed applications without launching an entire VM for each application. Continue Reading
When it comes to the open source cloud computing market, OpenStack is the clear leader -- but it still has a ways to go. Learn more about OpenStack with these five quick tips. Continue Reading
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Under guidance of the Linux Foundation, the Xen project lives on as the hypervisor supporting major cloud providers and enterprises. Continue Reading
In this Advisory Board, our experts discuss the pros and cons of open source virtualization and which platforms are giving proprietary vendors a run for their money. Continue Reading
Although KVM is a good fit for production environments, busy enterprises, mixed workload environments and private clouds, keep these considerations in mind when using it. Continue Reading
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Apache Mesos has become popular with major enterprises for its ability to scale linearly, reduce wasteful resource consumption and abstract storage, CPU and memory. Continue Reading
Admins can pause, suspend, shelve or stop a compute instance in OpenStack. But what are the key differences between each option? Continue Reading
Open source Proxmox organizes virtual resources into pools, making it easier to assign user roles, effectively manage VMs and eliminate resource waste. Continue Reading
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A remote code execution vulnerability in Apache Struts 2 affected four VMware products. Keeping a VMware environment secure goes beyond basic features and tools. Continue Reading
Virtualization expert Sander Van Vugt offers tips to simplify the process of adding a second software bridge to your KVM environment to run VMs in an isolated SDN. Continue Reading
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