Intel's Cloud Hypervisor 0.7 Adds More Hotplug Capabilities, Musl Libc, SECCOMP Sandbox
Written by Michael Larabel in Intel on 1 May 2020 at 08:22 AM EDT. Add A Comment
Intel's server software team continues working on Cloud-Hypervisor as a Rust-written hypervisor for modern Linux VMs. Cloud-Hypervisor has been picking up a lot of features and out today is another pre-1.0 feature release.

Cloud-Hypervisor 0.7 adds greater hot-plug capabilities with now being able to handle block, network, persistent memory, VirtIO-FS, and Vsock hot-plugging.

Cloud-Hypervisor also now supports using alternative C libraries (libc), namely Musl libc is now supported. The v0.7 release additionally adds multi-threaded, multi-queued vhost-user back-ends, initramfs support via a new option, seccomp sandboxing, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS support, and many other additions.

More details on the big Cloud-Hypervisor 0.7 release from Intel via GitHub.
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