27 juillet 2009

GPL Hyper-V Paravirtualized Drivers and Industry Next Steps

Yesterday Microsoft announced what I believe was a brilliant move – Hyper-V paravirtualized drivers (Microsoft calls them Integration Components) released under GPL 2.0. This announcement reflects Microsoft’s long term Linux strategy, in my opinion, and is the first step toward positioning Hyper-V as a platform for hosting Linux workloads. Getting Hyper-V paravirtualized device drivers in the mainline Linux kernel will simplify deployment of Linux-based VMs on the Hyper-V platform in coming years. In the short term, it’s important for... [Lire la suite]
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