"Virtualisation" tag
lxcos

LXCOS: Unleashing the Power of LXC to Build PaaS Solutions

LXC or Linux Containers is virtualisation at the operating system level, which can be used to run multiple isolated containers or Linux systems on a single host. The LXCOS operating system, crafted on…

openvz

Experience the Virtual World with OpenVZ

OpenVZ is container based, open source, virtualisation technology for Linux. It can be used to install multiple, fully isolated Linux containers easily on a single host machine. Apart from its low overhead, OpenVZ…

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The Way FreeBSD Jail Work

FreeBSD-based computer systems can be partitioned into several independent mini-systems called jails by using operating system level virtualisation, which is an implementation of FreeBSD. FreeBSD jails compartmentalise the system – its files and…

Revamp Your IT Career as a Cloud Security Expert

Here’s a ringside view of some exciting and challenging careers in the cloud security realm. The advent of the cloud, which was once a niche concept, has empowered organisations to shift their focus…

CloudStack: An Overview of the Open Source IaaS Platform

Here’s an open source IaaS platform to set up an on-demand, elastic cloud computing service. It enables utility computing services by allowing cloud service providers to offer self-service compute instances, storage volumes and…

CloudStack: An Overview of the Open Source IaaS Platform

Here’s an open source IaaS platform to set up an on-demand, elastic cloud computing service. It enables utility computing services by allowing cloud service providers to offer self-service compute instances, storage volumes and…

Linux virtualization solutions

Virtualisation Face-off: Qemu, VirtualBox, VMware Player and Parallels Workstation

In this article, we take a look at four of the most well known and commonly used virtualisation software for Linux. When it comes to virtualisation, Linux unarguably has more prowess and offers…

Linux Virtualisation Roundup

VMWare Player, VirtualBox, KVM: Finding Virtualisation Software that Fits

This article is intended to guide users in choosing the best virtualisation solution for themselves. According to Wikipedia: “Virtualisation, in computing, is the creation of a virtual (rather than actual) version of something,…

Building the Cloud

Building the Cloud with Open Source and Open Standards

Open source software and standards are not just beneficial, but highly essential for a heterogeneous, shared and scalable environment such as the “cloud”. What’s more, the community has promptly readied the tools needed…

Paul Frields on Fedora 12 and Beyond

Two months after the launch of Fedora 12, we spoke to Paul Frields, Fedora Project Leader at Red Hat, about how this release has been received by the community, and what is in store for the next. Though it started as a technical discussion on what Fedora 12 offers IT admins and developers, it graduated into a more serious conversation on the relationship between Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and the distinction (if any) between commercial and community Linux.

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