Archive For March, 2009

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What is a ‘BareMetal’ Hypervisor?

A good discussion on Virtualization Review on whether KVM is a Bare-Metal Hypervisor. A Bare-Metal hypervisor is also traditionally referred to as a Type 1 hypervisor, it is a hypervisor that runs directly on the hardware and that hosts guest operating systems. A type 2 hypervisor on the other hand is a hypervisor that runs within a host OS and…