Daily Archives: April 4, 2014

Hypervisor Classifications

Hypervisor Classifications Hypervisors, in general, are historically classified in two types: Type 1 hypervisor (Bare-Metal Architecture) – This is a hypervisor that runs directly on a given hardware platform. A Guest OS then runs at the second level above the hardware.  This model represents the classic implementation of virtual machine architectures. The original hypervisors, SIMMON […]

Xen Vitualization with Bridged Networking

What is Xen? Xen is an open-source type-1 or baremetal hypervisor, which makes it possible to run many instances of an operating system or entirely different operating systems in parallel on a single machine (or host). Xen is used as the basis for a number of different commercial and open source applications, such as: server […]