O'Reilly Open Source Convention - August 1-5, 2005 - Portland, Oregon
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Session

Enterprise Grade Virtualization with Open Source Technologies
Moshe Bar, CTO, XenSource, Inc.

Track: Linux
Date: Wednesday, August 3rd, 2005
Time: 5:20pm - 6:05pm
Location: Portland 255

Virtualization is a new and hot item to the world of Linux and Windows. There have been, however, virtualization technologies for over 40 years, starting with the IBM emulators for mainframes, and later with the CP67 and VM virtualizing operating systems. Open source operating systems like Linux offer the potential to make virtualization fast, easy, and a commodity by introducing the required changes into the OS as part of the standard kernel. Fast virtualization with a low overhead, futhermore, makes it possible for the first time to use it in production environments (rather than just test and development).

Xen, the leading open source virtualization technology, has quickly become a standard adopted by many leading ISVs to build comprehensive data center efficiency and management solutions. This session discusses how Xen can help This session discusses how Xen can help achieve those solutions.



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