Towards a standard virtualization interface

Linux 2.6.21 was just released, including the VMI virtualization interface. Are we going towards virtualization everywhere? You bet! Not that I feel particularly good about the Linux going tickless, another thing that will certainly reserve some surprises under virtualization. Oh well...


x86 emulation on IBM Power

IBM released beta software allowing x86 applications to run on System p machines (with Power processors), under the brilliant name "System p Application Virtual Environment"... This is another use for Quicktransit, also known to Mac users as Rosetta (Apple has a better taste for names than IBM, in my opinion, and on mascots as well...). … Continue reading x86 emulation on IBM Power