Programs: virtualization

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See Also: Programs; containers

Type-1 Hypervisors

xen opensource/free hypervisor. one of fastest/most secure.

Type-2 Hypervisors

virtualbox the go-to generic free virtualization software suite.
qemu primarily CLI virtualization (frequently used for compiling)
docker (this should be in containers... )docker uses LXC on the back-end, and on other operating-systems, Virtualbox on the front-end
bhyve A FreeBSD Type2 hypervisor that can interact with ZFS. Can run windows!

Virtualization Frameworks

vagrant automate VM setups using ruby