Comparing Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Hypervisor

See how Microsoft Windows 2008 Hyper-V and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (RHEL 5) Hypervisor compare and contrast to each other. Both Microsoft Windows 2008 Hyper-V and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (RHEL 5) Hypervisor have the same goal: to provide an OS-independent virtualization environment for guest workloads. Both options employ similar virtualization technology, in […]

See how Microsoft Windows 2008 Hyper-V and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (RHEL 5) Hypervisor compare and contrast to each other.

Both Microsoft Windows 2008 Hyper-V and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (RHEL 5) Hypervisor have the same goal: to provide an OS-independent virtualization environment for guest workloads. Both options employ similar virtualization technology, in the form of a compact, streamlined hypervisor, to achieve that goal with maximum efficiency and minimal guest OS interference. Given the high degree of architectural similarity between Windows Hyper-V and RHEL 5 Hypervisor, the platform differences are primarily compatibility with the target guest OS, the availability of device drivers for target workloads, and compatibility with an organization's existing network management infrastructure.

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