It seems Red Had is shifting their focus from Xen as their virtualization platform to KVM. Their new Red Hat Enterprise Virtualizaiton solution is based on KVM. It seems that Red Hat Enterprise Virtualizaiton Solution, when combined with their new management tool called RHEV-M will offer many advanced features. Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Solution seems to successfully copy many of VMware and other Virtualization vendors features like: 1- Live Migration 2- Load Distribution 3- Clustering & High Availability 4- Memory over Commitment 5- Transparent Memory Page sharing 6- Virtual Machine Snapshot 7- Host maintenance mode & many other feature. If you have been using VMware for a while all these … Read More
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Redhat has announced an interesting change in their virtualization strategy. They seems to dump Xen for KVM in their upcoming releases. This will be a happy news for a lot of open source lovers. As Citrix & Microsoft are controlling the way Xen is evolving, they would rather a real open source alternative. Redhat has a good announcement found at
Red Hat Sets Its Virtualization Agenda clearing up the confusion of their Virtualization Strategy after they had obtained Qumranet in the last quarter of 2008.
A brief of the planned changes quoted from Redhat annoucement is below:
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux: Red Hat’s strategic direction for the future development of