KVM Benefits

reviewer849252
System Architect at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
In the Linux world, KVM is a very reliable solution which can be used for x86 architecture virtualization with reasonable overhead. Reliable and extensible have a tight integration with Linux security facilities, like SELinux, KVM does the job. You will unlikely see KVM if you are using a cloud solution because of it is a seamless integration. If instead you are a Linux desktop user, KVM is the solution to go with if you have to start virtual machines with Linux or other operating systems with almost zero extra configuration needed. KVM has a rich options set which can be directly used or via wrappers, such as libvirt. View full review »
reviewer807690
Principal Engineer at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
same features that vmware have concerning disaster recovery, high availibility and live motion of vm View full review »
Andre Ruppert
IT-Leiter (IP) with 11-50 employees
The platform changes from hardware to virtualized whenever possible. View full review »
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