IBM PowerVM vs KVM

IBM PowerVM is ranked 10th in Server Virtualization Software with 0 reviews vs KVM which is ranked 7th in Server Virtualization Software with 2 reviews. The top reviewer of KVM writes "KVM allows me to run virtualized environments for my customer projects and to modify the code as it's open-source, although there were stability issues when running I/O intensive tasks. ". IBM PowerVM is most compared with vSphere, KVM and Hyper-V. KVM is most compared with vSphere, Hyper-V and Oracle VM.
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5,575
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Followers
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30,715
Comparisons
25,578
Reviews
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Followers
481
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9.0
Top Comparisons
Top Comparisons
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Compared 32% of the time.
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Compared 21% of the time.
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Compared 8% of the time.
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Compared 32% of the time.
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Compared 16% of the time.
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Compared 10% of the time.
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Also Known As
Also Known AsPowerVM
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OverviewQuestionmark icon
OverviewPower is server virtualization without limits. Businesses are turning to PowerVM server virtualization to consolidate multiple workloads onto fewer systems, increasing server utilization and reducing cost. PowerVM provides a secure and scalable server virtualization environment for AIX, IBM i and Linux applications built upon the advanced RAS features and leading performance of the Power Systems platform.KVM (for Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is a full virtualization solution for Linux on x86 hardware containing virtualization extensions (Intel VT or AMD-V). It consists of a loadable kernel module, kvm.ko, that provides the core virtualization infrastructure and a processor specific module, kvm-intel.ko or kvm-amd.ko.
Sample Customers
Sample CustomersSto, Soitec, SNO, Bundesrechenzentrum GmbH, Al Mansour Holding, Baptist Health of Northeast Florida, Huhtamaki, ELK Group, IT-Informatik, Arkansas Tech University, PneuhageMediaWiki, Wikimedia Foundation, Wikipedia, Wikivoyage, Wikidata, Wikiversity, Commons
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Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm
38%
Energy/Utilities Company
10%
Manufacturing Company
8%
Construction Company
6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider
25%
Financial Services Firm
11%
Manufacturing Company
7%
Energy/Utilities Company
6%
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Company Size
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Small Business
12%
Midsize Enterprise
23%
Large Enterprise
65%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
21%
Midsize Enterprise
27%
Large Enterprise
51%
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