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Operating system virtualization with OpenVZ

The virtualization technology market is currently concentrating on hypervisor-based systems, but hosting providers often use an alternative technology. Container-based solutions such as OpenVZ/Virtuozzo are the most efficient way to go if the guest and host systems are both Linux. more ..

Exploring Ubuntu cloud tools

Cloud computing, promising manageable, quickly deployed, virtual machines in large networks, is so appealing in a world where everyone is trying to cut costs. Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud Services (UEC) is Canonical's entry into the cloud market. more ..

Getting started with the OpenStack cloud computing framework

OpenStack brings common virtualization technologies such as KVM, Xen, Hyper-V, and QEMU into the cloud. more ..

Fathoming the cloud

Much spoken of but little understood, "the cloud" poses new security problems that need to be defined and debated and their solutions facilitated. more ..