Kvm: an introduction By Bert Desmet
Overview <ul><li>Introduction
What is KVM?
Key Features
Layered Model
Managing KVM
KVM in the cloud
Conclusion
Q&A </li></ul>
Introduction <ul><li>Virtual machine manager
Run multiple os's on one computer
Cost-effective
Energy-effective (green!) </li></ul>
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Kvm

  1. 1. Kvm: an introduction By Bert Desmet
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>Introduction
  3. 3. What is KVM?
  4. 4. Key Features
  5. 5. Layered Model
  6. 6. Managing KVM
  7. 7. KVM in the cloud
  8. 8. Conclusion
  9. 9. Q&A </li></ul>
  10. 10. Introduction <ul><li>Virtual machine manager
  11. 11. Run multiple os's on one computer
  12. 12. Cost-effective
  13. 13. Energy-effective (green!) </li></ul>
  14. 14. What is KVM? <ul><li>Kernel virtual machine
  15. 15. Full virtualisation hypervisor
  16. 16. Still young (2007)
  17. 17. Forked on Qemu
  18. 18. Very popular
  19. 19. Open source
  20. 20. Integrated in Linux </li><ul><li>Since release 2.6.20 </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Key Features <ul><li>Supports hardware virtualization features
  22. 22. Sound support
  23. 23. Snapshots
  24. 24. PCI passthrough
  25. 25. Kernel samepage merging
  26. 26. Live migration
  27. 27. PXE boot </li></ul>
  28. 28. Layered Model
  29. 30. Managing KVM <ul><li>Libvirt </li><ul><li>Interacts with KVM </li></ul><li>Virtual machine hypervisor
  30. 31. Ovirt
  31. 32. Virsh
  32. 33. And others </li></ul>
  33. 35. KVM in the cloud <ul><li>Secure
  34. 36. Fast
  35. 37. Scalable
  36. 38. Reliable </li></ul>
  37. 39. Conclusion <ul><li>High end support (enterpise linux)
  38. 40. Free
  39. 41. easy </li></ul>
  40. 42. Any questions?
  41. 43. Thank you for your attention! Mail : [email_address] Twitter: @biertie identi.ca: @bdesmet

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