By Deirdre' Straughan on Mar 18, 2010
The OpenSolaris operating system includes support for a wide range of
virtualization technologies and is an ideal host OS for use with
This session will discuss the core features of the OpenSolaris OS that make it a solid foundation for use as the host operating system in a virtualized configuration. The session will provide an introduction to basic virtualization concepts and an overview of the built-in alternatives the OpenSolaris OS provides, including containers, VirtualBox software, the OpenSolaris xVM hypervisor, and LDoms. The session will compare the capabilities of the various alternatives, showing their trade-offs and providing a basis for deciding when to choose one or the other.
Joost Pronk van Hoogeven speaks at Tech Days in Brazil, December 2009.