Archive for March, 2007

A Resource Management Model for VM-Based Virtual Workspaces

March 27, 2007

My colleague Borja Sotomayor’s Masters paper, A Resource Management Model for VM-Based Virtual Workspaces, is now available for download. Congratulations Borja! This is a long but well organized paper that goes into detail about different resource management scenarios for VMs and grid computing. It includes discussion and...

Read More

Knoppix 5.2 includes six virtualization packages

March 25, 2007

Looking to try one of the many virtualization platforms on Linux without altering your install? virtualization.info draws attention to the latest Knoppix release which includes: special feature virtualization: * qemu including accellerated kernel module kqemu, * kvm for CPUs supporting hardware-accellerated...

Read More

rBuilder and EC2

March 20, 2007

rPath Brings Amazon Web Services to Customers It will work like this: software developers use rBuilder to build an Amazon Machine Image (AMI) that is stored using the Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3). Then, with a single click, rBuilder and rBuilder Online users can boot their software appliances...

Read More

HVM laptop list

March 13, 2007

I stumbled upon a Xen wiki page, HVM_Compatible_Notebooks, which is a good complement to HVM_Compatible_Processors. These pages are going to be important to me next year when I look at getting a new laptop :-) Are those all that are out there so far?

virt.kernelnewbies.org virtualization tech comparison

March 6, 2007

I just ran across this virtualization for Linux overview table, a wiki page that was first started at the end of December. It doesn’t give you a sense of some important factors in making such a choice (maturity, community, tool ‘ecosystem’) but I was definitely pleased to find...

Read More