Helen Koike of Collabora has been one of the developers looking to optimize the performance of virtual NVMe devices, such as used by Google's Cloud Engine.
The Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) changes were sent in today as the new feature work for Linux 4.8.
OpenVZ, a long-standing Linux virtualization technology and similar to LXC and Solaris Containers, is out with their major 7.0 release.
QEMU 2.7.0-rc0 was released yesterday as the first test version of this next feature release.
A Phoronix reader pointed out to us of a new Linux hypervisor released at the end of June by Assured Information Security Inc. This new hypervisor is named Bareflank and it's open-source.
Oracle announced the release this afternoon of VM VirtualBox 5.1.
Oracle has released the first RC development release of the upcoming VirtualBox 5.1.
Virt-Viewer 4.0 was released today as the newer version of this virtualization VM viewer that's part of the Virt-Manager project.
While Xen 4.7 was released this week as the latest for this virtualization hypervisor, the independent Xen Orchestra software that provides a web interface to Xen Server is out with its version 5.0 milestone.
The Xen Project has announced their version 4.7 release.
Virt-Manager 1.4 has been released and it's a great release for those wanting to easily play with Virgl for OpenGL atop the open-source Linux virtualization stack.
Oracle's VM VirtualBox team has been working on VirtualBox 5.1 as a minor update to this cross-platform virtualization software.
The recent release of QEMU 2.6 has support for allowing guests to do bursts of I/O for a configurable amount of time, whereby the I/O level exceeds the normally allowed limits.
Virgil 3D (also sometimes marked as VirGL 3D) is now part of all the key mainline components for supporting 3D acceleration on guest VMs that's then passed onto the host using a pure open-source software stack by creating a virtual 3D GPU inside QEMU. Here are some benchmark numbers.
The Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) code for Linux 4.7 is adding x86 AVIC support for further optimizing virtualization performance. AVIC is of relevance to AMD's Carrizo hardware and newer.
The developers behind the QEMU open-source processor emulator have announced their v2.6.0 release.
QEMU 2.6-RC3 was released this week and QEMU 2.6.0 should be officially released at the beginning of May. Here's a look at some of the new features coming to this important piece of the Linux open-source virtualization stack.
QEMU 2.6-rc0 was tagged today as the first milestone leading up to the QEMU 2.6 release in the near future.
There's not yet any word on the next major release of Oracle's VM VirtualBox software, but at least now available is a new maintenance update.
The VirGL Virtual OpenGL Renderer -- a.k.a. Virglrenderer -- is growing up and getting ready for primetime.
It's been about two years since last seeing any Xen PV vs. PVHVM benchmarks, but back then Xen PVHVM was smacking Xen PV's performance. Since then, with newly-published benchmarks, the lead has only expanded.
Version 4.12 of Xen Orchestra is now available, the open-source project built around XenServer. The Xen Orchestra 4.12 release brings new features and is one of the few remaining before focusing on Xen Orchestra 5.
Paolo Bonzini sent in the first pull request this morning for KVM (Kernel-Based Virtual Machine) changes for Linux 4.5.
If you are just a casual user of the Linux virtualization stack with the open-source virt-manager, you might not know that for months they have already been supporting UEFI-based installations inside virtual machines.
QEMU 2.5 has been officially released today as the newest feature release to this critical component to the open-source Linux virtualization stack.
QEMU 2.5-RC3 was released today as the last final release candidate scheduled before the official release of QEMU 2.5.
Red Hat's Cole Robinson has announced the release of virt-manager 1.3.0 for open-source virtual machine management.
Intel quietly released the XenGT 2015-Q3 release at the end of October as the newest quarterly update to their mediated graphics passthrough solution for virtualization customers.
The first release candidate is out today for QEMU v2.5 and it comes with exciting changes.
Red Hat's Paolo Bonzini sent out the KVM updates today for the Linux 4.4 kernel.
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