Red Hat Enterprise Linux Virtualization and Intel Itanium: Linux Open Source Virtualization With Enterprise-Class Features
Source: Focused Consulting
This white paper discusses the state of the industry, detailing market drivers for mainframe-class features on a server and the benefits of open source technology solutions, explaining the background and history of open source virtualization, beginning with the Xen hypervisor. It details Red Hat Enterprise Linux Virtualization for Itanium, describing salient features and provides the architectural overview of both the hardware and software components of the solution. Key benefits and challenges are covered, as well as conclusions and recommendations.