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KVM(1) (Keyboard Video Mouse) See KVM switch and KVM cable.
(2) (KVirtual Machine) A version of the Java Virtual Machine for small devices with limited memory. See J2ME.
(3) (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) An open source virtualization environment for x86-based Linux machines that is included in Linux, starting with Version 2.6.20. Maintained by Qumranet, Inc. (www.qumranet.com), KVM adds a kernel module to Linux, which serves as the host OS. It also includes QEMU for emulating input and output. See QEMU, oVirt, virtual machine and virtual machine monitor.
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With support for Java 2 Micro Edition (J2ME), Connected Limited Device Configuration (CLDC) / K Virtual Machine
(KVM) and Mobile Information Device Profile (MIDP), the iSmartGrid extends legacy systems to a broad range of wireless devices, including Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs), smart phones and pagers.
Access intends to support a compatible version of the K Virtual Machine
and associated profiles for specific applications in JV-Lite2, once the specifications have been defined.