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  • Intel Releases Cloud-Hypervisor 0.4 As Its Rust-Written VMM Built Off KVM

    Phoronix: Intel Releases Cloud-Hypervisor 0.4 As Its Rust-Written VMM Built Off KVM

    Friday marked not only the release of QEMU 4.2 for Linux virtualization but Intel's open-source crew developing the Cloud-Hypervisor as the Rustlang-based VMM built around Linux's KVM and VirtIO interfaces is out with a big feature release...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...Hypervisor-0.4

  • #2
    Typo:

    Originally posted by phoronix View Post
    but AArch64 coverae is said to be

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    • #3
      So far, I fail to see the added value over pure KVM.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by anarki2 View Post
        So far, I fail to see the added value over pure KVM.
        KVM on its own only virtualizes the CPU. To make a complete system (storage, io, graphics) you need something like qemu, virtual box, or vmware to put a whole virtual system together. That's what these folks are doing. Think of it more as a replacement for the qemu userspace program.

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        • #5
          Looks like some thing to keep an eye on. I hope AMD decides to step up and give a hand so this doesn't become an Intel only project.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by MadeUpName View Post
            Looks like some thing to keep an eye on. I hope AMD decides to step up and give a hand so this doesn't become an Intel only project.
            Unfortunately AMD needs more employees (AMD: 10,100 & Intel: 107,200) and money to do these sorts of things.

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