The conventional approach to deploying applications on OpenStack uses virtual machines (usually KVM) backed by block devices (usually Ceph RBD). As interest increases in container-based application deployment models like Docker, it is worth looking at what alternatives exist for combining compute and storage (both shared and non-shared). Mapping RBD block devices directly to host kernels… Continue reading Keeping OpenStack storage trendy with Ceph and containers
Ravello Systems, Inc. today announced that it has released a major version of its nested virtualization technology, HVX, which wraps complex application environments in self-contained capsules that can run on any cloud. Founded in 2011 by the team that created the KVM hypervisor, Ravello is driving a fundamental increase in pace for companies by instantly… Continue reading Ravello Releases Next Evolution of Nested Virtualization
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 with the KVM hypervisor on IBM Systems has been awarded Common Criteria Certification at Evaluation Assurance Level 4+ (EAL4+). The Common Criteria is an internationally recognized set of standards used by the federal government and other organizations to… Continue reading Red Hat and IBM Achieve Top Security Certification for KVM Hypervisor
HotLink Corporation, the market leader in transformation solutions for heterogeneous virtualization management, today announced the newest release of its flagship product, HotLink SuperVISOR™ for VMware. HotLink SuperVISOR is the first and only solution to enable VMware vCenter users to natively manage cross-platform virtual infrastructure spanning Citrix XenServer, Microsoft Hyper-V, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux (KVM).… Continue reading HotLink Launches Latest Version of HotLink SuperVISOR for VMware
The oVirt project today announced that Canonical, Cisco, IBM, Intel, NetApp, Red Hat and SUSE have joined together to help create a new open source community for the development of open virtualization platforms, including virtual management tools to manage the Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) hypervisor. With the oVirt project, the industry gains an open source,… Continue reading Open Virtualization Management Gains Momentum with Industry Support for oVirt Project
Citrix at Citrix Synergy™, the conference where cloud computing, networking and virtualization meet, Citrix unveiled Citrix CloudPortal™, a new product line designed to help providers transform general purpose cloud infrastructure into profitable cloud businesses. The company also previewed the next upcoming release of its flagship Citrix CloudStack™ platform, acquired earlier this year through the acquisition… Continue reading New Citrix CloudPortal Turns Clouds into Profitable Businesses
IT managers who are building virtual data centers and private clouds based on Xen and/or KVM open source hypervisors now have even more advanced management capabilities with the latest version of ConVirt 2.0 Enterprise from Convirture.
RALEIGH, N.C.: The Fedora Project, a Red Hat, Inc. sponsored and community-supported open source collaboration, today announced the availability of Fedora 13, the latest version of its free open source operating system distribution. Fedora 13 combines some of the latest open source features with an open and transparent development process. Fedora 13 includes a variety… Continue reading Fedora 13 Propels Open Source Innovation, Virtualization Enhancements