OpenVZ 7.0 Becomes A Complete Linux Distribution, Based On VzLinux
Written by Michael Larabel in Virtualization on 25 July 2016 at 10:02 PM EDT. 1 Comment
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OpenVZ, a long-standing Linux virtualization technology and similar to LXC and Solaris Containers, is out with their major 7.0 release.

OpenVZ 7.0 has focused on merging the OpenVZ and Virtuozzo code-bases along with replacing their own hypervisor with that of Linux's KVM. Under OpenVZ 7.0, it has become a complete Linux distribution based upon VzLinux.

OpenVZ 7.0 ships with the RHEL7 kernel, KVM/QEMU, updated/new guest tools, and a variety of new virtualization features.

Those wishing to learn more about OpenVZ 7 can read the release announcement.
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