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March 12, 2014
by sjvn01
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Red Hat gets serious about supporting container-style virtualization

Red Hat has announced a new application certification program: LXC containerized applications. This Red Hat Container Certification (RHCC) program ensures that application containers built using Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) will operate seamlessly across certified software hosts. Red Hat gets serious about … Continue reading

March 11, 2014
by sjvn01
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Xen brings its virtualization goodness to more ARM chipsets

The Xen Project, once a Citrix project, and now a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project, announced on March 10th the release of the Xen Project Hypervisor version 4.4 with enhanced ARM support. For both datacenter and cloud production managers this is … Continue reading

August 26, 2013
by sjvn01
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New virtualization benchmark for clouds and datacenters

Everyone uses virtualization, but almost no one talks about benchmarking it. It’s easy to understand why. It’s hard to do. Fortunately, the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC), recently released a new benchmark for datacenter-level virtualization, SPECvirt_sc2013. New virtualization benchmark for … Continue reading