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(01 Red Hat adotta la virtualizzazione di KVM in Fedora 7

Le dichiarazioni del Cto dell'azienda

"Red Hat inserira' "KVM" (Kernel Virtual Machine) nella prossima versione di Fedora", ha dichiarato Brian Stevens, CTO dell'azienda. Il "cappello rosso" decide di abbracciare KVM, tecnologia che consente di eseguire piu' sistemi operativi differenti su un'unica macchina Linux, dopo l'avallo di Linus Torvalds.

Egli, infatti, ha deciso di inserire la tecnologia per la virtualizzazione "KVM" tra i componenti fondamentali di Linux: questa mossa rende piu' semplici le operazioni di aggiornamento e debugging del prodotto oltre a dare al progetto un profilo piu' elevato.

Pur apprezzando l'approccio utilizzato per lo sviluppo di KVM, Stevens afferma come questa tecnologia per la virtualizzazione sia ancora in ritardo rispetto a Xen (adottata da Red Hat nell'imminente Enterprise Linux 5). "Penso ci vorra' ancora un anno di lavoro affinche' KVM possa realmente proporsi come alternativa a Xen", ha dichiarato Stevens.

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