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== Kernel Based Virtual Machine ==
 
== Kernel Based Virtual Machine ==
  
KVM (for Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is a full virtualization solution for Linux on x86 hardware containing virtualization extensions (Intel VT or AMD-V). It consists of a loadable kernel module, kvm.ko, that provides the core virtualization infrastructure and a processor specific module, kvm-intel.ko or kvm-amd.ko.
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KVM (for Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is a full virtualization solution for Linux on x86 hardware containing virtualization extensions (Intel VT or AMD-V). It consists of a loadable kernel module, kvm.ko, that provides the core virtualization infrastructure and a processor specific module, kvm-intel.ko or kvm-amd.ko. KVM also requires a modified QEMU although work is underway to get the required changes upstream.  
  
 
Using KVM, one can run multiple virtual machines running unmodified Linux or Windows images. Each virtual machine has private virtualized hardware: a network card, disk, graphics adapter, etc.
 
Using KVM, one can run multiple virtual machines running unmodified Linux or Windows images. Each virtual machine has private virtualized hardware: a network card, disk, graphics adapter, etc.
  
 
The kernel component of KVM is included in mainline Linux, as of 2.6.20.
 
The kernel component of KVM is included in mainline Linux, as of 2.6.20.
 
The userspace component of KVM is included in mainline QEMU, as of 1.3.
 
  
 
KVM is open source software.
 
KVM is open source software.
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* [[KVM Forum]]
 
* [[KVM Forum]]
** [[KVM Forum 2012]]
 
 
** [[KVM Forum 2011]]
 
** [[KVM Forum 2011]]
 
** [[KVM Forum 2010]]
 
** [[KVM Forum 2010]]
** [[KVM Forum 2008]]
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* [[LinuxPlumbers2010|Linux Plumbers Conference 2010]]
** [[KVM Forum 2007]]
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* Linux Plumbers Conference
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** [[LinuxPlumbers2010|LPC 2010]]
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** [[LPC 2012]]
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* [[TODO]]
 
* [[TODO]]
 
* [[KVM-Autotest]]
 
* [[KVM-Autotest]]
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* [http://www.qemu.org/ QEMU]
 
* [http://www.qemu.org/ QEMU]
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* [http://www.diamondlinks.net link building service]
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* [http://www.vinfotech.com/solutions/social-network-design.htm Social Network Design]
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* [http://www.vinfotech.com/solutions/startup-web-design.htm Startup Web Design]
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* [http://www.vinfotech.com/web_2.0/web_20_design.htm Web 2.0 Design]
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* [http://impact-resumes.net/services/career-change-resume.htm Career Change Resume]
 
* [http://wiki.xensource.com/xenwiki/HVM_Compatible_Processors Xen's HVM Compatible Processors List]
 
* [http://wiki.xensource.com/xenwiki/HVM_Compatible_Processors Xen's HVM Compatible Processors List]
 
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Revision as of 10:13, 30 April 2013

Kernel Based Virtual Machine

KVM (for Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is a full virtualization solution for Linux on x86 hardware containing virtualization extensions (Intel VT or AMD-V). It consists of a loadable kernel module, kvm.ko, that provides the core virtualization infrastructure and a processor specific module, kvm-intel.ko or kvm-amd.ko. KVM also requires a modified QEMU although work is underway to get the required changes upstream.

Using KVM, one can run multiple virtual machines running unmodified Linux or Windows images. Each virtual machine has private virtualized hardware: a network card, disk, graphics adapter, etc.

The kernel component of KVM is included in mainline Linux, as of 2.6.20.

KVM is open source software.

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