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IBM PowerKVM available with the Linux only scale-out servers

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IBM Form #: TIPS1205

Authors: Scott Vetter

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    IBM® PowerKVM is an open source server virtualization choice based on POWER8™ technology. This IBM Redbooks® Solution Guide describes the Linux open source technology of Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) virtualization, which is designed to complement the performance, scalability, and security qualities of Linux.

    IBM PowerKVM maximizes the performance and security of KVM hypervisor and avoids proprietary x86 virtualization. Linux administrators will find PowerKVM easy to use. With PowerKVM, it is simple to migrate applications, and integration with cloud environments is less complicated.



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