IBM PowerVM vs. KVM

IBM PowerVM is ranked 11th in Server Virtualization Software vs KVM which is ranked 5th in Server Virtualization Software with 2 reviews. The top reviewer of KVM writes "A very reliable solution which can be used for x86 architecture virtualization with reasonable overhead". IBM PowerVM is most compared with vSphere, KVM and Hyper-V. KVM is most compared with vSphere, Hyper-V and XenServer.
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10.0
Top Comparisons
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Compared 33% of the time.
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Also Known As
Also Known AsPowerVM
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KVM
Overview
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.
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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
Top Industries
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
12%
Manufacturing Company
7%
Government
6%
Company Size
Company Size
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Small Business
12%
Midsize Enterprise
23%
Large Enterprise
65%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
22%
Midsize Enterprise
27%
Large Enterprise
51%
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