BT
rss
Followers

VENOM Vulnerability Threatens Several Major VM Hosts

by Jeff Martin Follow 16 Followers on  May 19, 2015

Users of the popular virtual machine tools Xen, KVM, VirtualBox, and QEMU are urged to patch their systems as soon as possible due to a newly found bug that exposes flaws in the code providing virtual floppy disk support. The VENOM vulnerability affects all operating systems that are hosting these environments.

Followers

Comparing Virtual Machines and Linux Containers Performance

by Carlos Sanchez Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 13, 2014

IBM Research Division has published a paper comparing the performance of container and virtual machine environments, using Docker and KVM, highlighting the cost of using Docker with NAT or AUFS, and questioning the practice of running containers inside of virtual machines.

Followers

How Etsy Deploys More Than 50 Times a Day

by João Miranda Follow 2 Followers on  Mar 17, 2014 4

Daniel Schauenberg described at QCon London how Etsy, renowned for its DevOps and Continuous Delivery practices, does 50 deploys/day. A fully automated deployment pipeline, thorough application monitoring and IRC-based collaboration are all important to achieve this rate of change while keeping risk to a minimum. Etsy has about 60 million monthly visits and 1.5 billion page views per month.

Followers

Private Cloud Roundup

by Lee Ackerman Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 14, 2011

Private clouds continue to grow in popularity and offer a number of appealing benefits to an organization including higher utilization of existing server resources, improved manageability, pay as you go, and self-service. This roundup provides a high-level view of some of the key ingredients for creating a private cloud solution.

Followers

Bloggers React To Open Virtualization Alliance Announcement

by Michael Floyd Follow 0 Followers on  May 18, 2011 1

Yesterday’s announcement that a group of company’s led by Red Hat, IBM, HP and others have formed the Open Virtualization Alliance had bloggers talking. The the goal is to foster the adoption of Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM). But speculation ran high after the announcement that some member companies may be attempting to break the stranglehold VMWare and Citrix hold on the market.

Followers

KVM Gains Additional Support in Linux 2.6.26 Kernel and Native Network IO Performance

by Scott Delap Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 16, 2008

The new 2.6.26 version of the Linux kernel has been released after three months of development with enhanced KVM support. In related news the KVM development team has announced achieving native network IO performance using pci passthrough with VT-d technology.

Login to InfoQ to interact with what matters most to you.


Recover your password...

Follow

Follow your favorite topics and editors

Quick overview of most important highlights in the industry and on the site.

Like

More signal, less noise

Build your own feed by choosing topics you want to read about and editors you want to hear from.

Notifications

Stay up-to-date

Set up your notifications and don't miss out on content that matters to you

BT