Virtualization News Archives
LXC 2.1 Linux Containers Released

LXC 2.1 is now available as the latest version of Linux Containers for OS-level virtualization in allowing multiple Linux containers to run simultaneously off the mainline Linux kernel.

6 September 2017 - LXC 2.1 - Add A Comment
3D OpenGL Acceleration For Windows Guests On QEMU Using VirGL/VirtIO

While there has been VirGL as one of the options for allowing 3D/OpenGL acceleration of Linux guests within QEMU/KVM virtual machines to allow the calls to be directed to the host system's OpenGL driver, that support hasn't been available when Windows is running as QEMU/KVM guest. That is changing though thanks in large part to this year's Google Summer of Code.

27 August 2017 - 3D Windows Guests - 13 Comments
NetBSD Looking To Improve QEMU Support

Upstream QEMU developers are looking at dropping support for sub-optimally supported hosts/platforms if there are not maintainers willing to take over the responsibilities. As such, there's now a NetBSD volunteer looking to improve their OS support on QEMU with this being an important piece of the open-source virtualization stack.

17 May 2017 - QEMU/NetBSD - 6 Comments
Many KVM Changes Line-Up For Linux 4.11 Kernel

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.

24 February 2017 - Linux 4.11 KVM - Add A Comment
oVirt 4.1 Released With Many New Features

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.

2 February 2017 - oVirt 4.1 - Add A Comment
KVM/Linux Nested Virtualization Support For ARM

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.

9 January 2017 - ARMv8.3 Nested Virtualization - Add A Comment
Jailhouse v0.6 Hypervisor Released

A new release is now available of the Jailhouse 0.6 partitioning hypervisor that remains an out-of-tree option for Linux server admins.

9 January 2017 - Jailhouse 0.6 - 1 Comment
QEMU 2.8 Released

QEMU 2.8 is now available as a significant update to this important piece of the Linux virtualization stack.

21 December 2016 - QEMU 2.8 - Add A Comment
Bareflank Hypervisor Advances With VMM Isolation, Windows Support

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.

15 December 2016 - Bareflank - 2 Comments

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