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It's been a while since VMware last put down an updated xf86-video-vmware DDX driver update for use with their virtualization software. That changed, however, with today marking the release of xf86-video-vmware 13.1.0.
19 January 2015 - xf86-video-vmware 13.1
Xen 4.5 was released yesterday with many new features and improvements to existing functionality.
16 January 2015 - Xen 4.5 - 3 Comments
QEMU 2.2 was just released last month while already for QEMU 2.3 is a long list of changes.
16 January 2015 - QEMU 2.3 - 2 Comments
The latest quarterly update to XenGT for Intel Graphics Virtualization Technology is now available that allows providing a complete vGPU solution with mediated GPU pass-through.
12 January 2015 - XenGT 2014'Q4 - 3 Comments
The latest interesting open-source project written in Google's Go programming language is called Novm. Novm is a legacy-free, type-2 hypervisor.
8 January 2015 - novm
Parallels Inc has realized they've been wrong for the past decade of not committing to the open-source development model in full for Parallels Cloud Server with OpenVZ being neglected as a result. However, in 2015 that shall change.
28 December 2014 - OpenVZ + Parallels - 5 Comments
The start of the virtualization related changes for the Linux 3.19 kernel merge window have been published.
11 December 2014 - Linux 3.19
Today is certainly a very exciting day for nearly all Linux users as covered in the Phoronix articles today. The latest good news is for server and virtualization users with the release of the slightly delayed QEMU 2.2.
9 December 2014 - QEMU 2.2
Intel's KVMGT project is about providing full GPU virtualization for KVM.
3 December 2014 - Graphics - 14 Comments
QEMU 2.2 is due out on Friday while out now is 2.2-rc4.
2 December 2014 - QEMU 2.2 - 1 Comment
Version 3.6 of XenOrchestra, an open-source web interface to the Xen Server, is now available with various additions.
29 November 2014 - XO 3.6
QEMU 2.2-rc3 was released today but there's still a few release-critical bugs that will warrant an unscheduled release candidate and thus push back the official QEMU 2.2 version, hopefully only by a few days.
25 November 2014 - QEMU 2.2-RC3
The Oracle VirtualBox team in Germany released the v4.3.20 update today.
21 November 2014 - VirtualBox - 24 Comments
QEMU 2.2 is near with a plan to release at the beginning of December while QEMU 2.2.0 RC1 was released yesterday.
12 November 2014 - QEMU 2.2 RC1 - 3 Comments
QEMU 2.2 is under development to further advance Linux virtualization/emulation capabilities. QEMU 2.2-rc0 is now available as the first test release.
5 November 2014 - QEMU 2.2 - 5 Comments
For months we have been talking about Intel XenGT as mediated graphics pass-through support so virtual machines can access Intel Haswell HD Graphics GPUs from the host under Linux and the GPU shared directly with the VMs running on the system. This work is finally closer to being realized to end-users with the code working towards being mainlined.
23 October 2014 - XenGT - 17 Comments
The first release candidate for the forthcoming Xen 4.5 is imminent ahead of the project's plans to do the stable release in December. For those not keeping up to speed with Xen development, here's a brief look at some of the changes expected for Xen 4.5.
12 October 2014 - Xen 4.5
Para-virtualized SCSI (pvSCSI) support comes to Xen virtualization with the Linux 3.18 kernel.
10 October 2014 - PVSCSI
Back in August I wrote about new software that claims to be 4.5x faster than QEMU for running Intel x86 binaries on ARM. That software is available today.
3 October 2014 - ExaGear - 25 Comments
Many Phoronix readers likely heard of Amazon Web Services, Rackspace, and other hosting providers rebooting their clouds in recent days as a result of a Xen security issue. If you're not yet familiar with this XSA-108 security issue, our friends at Xen Orchestra have a nice write-up covering the issue.
2 October 2014 - XSA-108 - 1 Comment
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