libvirt

libvirt

(LIBrary VIRTualization) An open source library that provides a common interface to Linux-based virtualization systems. It is typically used as an interface from a management console to the virtualization kernel. See oVirt.
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An open source technology for quick deployment of software development environments, Vagrant, coupled with libvirt support in Fedora 22's package repository, enables developers to more easily spin up Fedora Vagrant boxes for development and testing, and to share work with other team members.
Red Hat and eNovance plan to collaborate with the open source community and contribute NFV innovations to the OpenStack upstream, including work on Linux, KVM and libvirt enhancements to create an efficient VM for virtualized network functions (VNFs), and on accelerated packet processing and service chaining.
resulting in Red Hat's work to enable libvirt, the open source virtualisation
The project combines the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization management technology code with established open technologies, including KVM, the oVirt node for running virtual machines and virtualization tools such as libvirt and v2v.
38, which includes: - AppArmor support in Kernel for improved security - Support for Intel's Intelligent Power Sharing (IPS) - filesystem improvements to btrfs, Ext4 and XFS - driver updates and hardware support updates libvirt, the virtualisation API updated with extensive bug fixes and feature updates.
Fedora continues to be a leader in virtualization technologies and is one of the leading contributors of key technologies like Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM), libvirt and virt- manager.
The Eucalyptus team has combined several useful open source technologies, including Mule, VDE, and libvirt, into a compelling service layer," said Stu Charlton, chief software architect, ELASTRA.
By combining Linux virtualization infrastructure with open management interfaces such as CIM and libvirt, we gain a solution that eliminates lock-in and breaks down the barriers to enterprise wide adoption of virtualization.