The Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) changes have arrived for the Linux 4.11 kernel and there is a lot of them with over 200 commits and the introduction of new features for many of the supported architectures.
The oVirt project has announced their major v4.1 release with a lot of new functionality. The oVirt project is an alternative to VMWare's vSphere for open-source virtualization management.
The libvirt virtualization API saw a major 3.0 release this week to succeed its earlier v2.5 milestone.
With the Linux 4.10 kernel there is initial mainline support for Intel GVT-G (Graphics Virtualization Technology) while it will become more usable in future updates.
Radeon developers have issued updated patches for their AMD GPU virtualization support.
The ARMv8.3 specification is adding support for nested virtualization and already kernel developers have been working to take use of this feature on future ARM CPUs within the Linux kernel.
A new release is now available of the Jailhouse 0.6 partitioning hypervisor that remains an out-of-tree option for Linux server admins.
Being announced today on the kernel mailing list is the KSM hypervisor, what's self-described as "a hackable x86-64 hypervisor."
QEMU 2.8 is now available as a significant update to this important piece of the Linux virtualization stack.
RISCVEMU is a RISC-V system emulator designed by the talented developer Fabrice Bellard. This RISC-V emulator supports RISC-V to the extent it can boot the Fedora spin for this architecture.
Earlier in the week the KVM and Xen updates were sent in for the Linux 4.10 kernel to add to the list of changes so far for Linux 4.10.
Back during the summer we wrote about the Bareflank Hypervisor as a new open-source hypervisor written in C++11/14 and served as more of a hypervisor framework. Today the company behind that effort, Assured Information Security, announced a new version of Bareflank.
The Xen Project Hypervisor 4.8 release was announced today as their first to be done off a six-month release cycle. There is a lot of ARM work in Xen 4.8 but also a lot of other enhancements.
QEMU 2.8.0-rc0 was released on Thursday as the first step towards getting this next update out the door for improving the Linux virtualization stack.
Intel's open-source XenGT project that provides a mediated graphics passthrough stack for Intel GVT-g for Xen is now out with its quarterly feature update.
Xen and KVM are the latest pull requests hitting the mailing list for the Linux 4.9 kernel.
The libvirt Linux virtualization API has been updated to version 2.3 today with some new features and plenty of bug fixes.
VirtualBox 5.1.6 was released on Monday with many fixes and minor improvements for this Oracle cross-platform virtualization tech.
It's time for another stable QEMU update.
A Phoronix reader had success getting Virgil 3D up and running on Arch Linux with libvirt, SPICE, Virt-Manager, and Wayland.
Helen Koike of Collabora has been one of the developers looking to optimize the performance of virtual NVMe devices, such as used by Google's Cloud Engine.
The Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) changes were sent in today as the new feature work for Linux 4.8.
OpenVZ, a long-standing Linux virtualization technology and similar to LXC and Solaris Containers, is out with their major 7.0 release.
QEMU 2.7.0-rc0 was released yesterday as the first test version of this next feature release.
A Phoronix reader pointed out to us of a new Linux hypervisor released at the end of June by Assured Information Security Inc. This new hypervisor is named Bareflank and it's open-source.
Oracle announced the release this afternoon of VM VirtualBox 5.1.
Oracle has released the first RC development release of the upcoming VirtualBox 5.1.
Virt-Viewer 4.0 was released today as the newer version of this virtualization VM viewer that's part of the Virt-Manager project.
While Xen 4.7 was released this week as the latest for this virtualization hypervisor, the independent Xen Orchestra software that provides a web interface to Xen Server is out with its version 5.0 milestone.
The Xen Project has announced their version 4.7 release.
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