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Linux virtualization solutions

Virtualisation Face-off: Qemu, VirtualBox, VMware Player and Parallels Workstation

In this article, we take a look at four of the most well known and commonly used virtualisation software for Linux. When it comes to virtualisation, Linux unarguably has more prowess and offers…

Let's play the disk

Virtualisation and Disk Management in OpenIndiana

In the previous part, we got acquainted with OpenIndiana — how to install the base system, find and deploy packages, and perform maintenance tasks with ZFS. This part is devoted to isolated and…

It's time to u-boot

Using QEMU for Embedded Systems Development, Part 3

This is the last article of this series on QEMU. In the previous article, we worked on bare-metal programming, and discussed the need for a bootloader. Most GNU/Linux distros use GRUB as their…

QEMU for embedded programming

Using QEMU for Embedded Systems Development, Part 2

In the previous articles, we learnt how to use QEMU for a generic Linux OS installation, for networking using OpenVPN and TAP/TUN, for cross-compilation of the Linux kernel for ARM, to boot the…

QEMU for Embedded Development

Using QEMU for Embedded Systems Development, Part 1

Last month, we covered the basic use of QEMU. Now let’s dig deeper into its abilities, looking at the embedded domain. Techies who work in the embedded domain must be familiar with the…

Let's set up QEMU first!

The Quick Guide to QEMU Setup

In this series of articles, we will explore the basics of QEMU, OS installation, QEMU networking and embedded system development for the ARM architecture. In this first part, let’s begin with the basics….

Kernel development and debugging using Eclipse

Kernel Development & Debugging Using the Eclipse IDE

This article is targeted at Linux newbies, kernel developers, and those who are new to Eclipse. It deals with development, building and debugging of the Linux kernel using the Eclipse IDE. Eclipse is…

KVM: Virtualisation, the Linux Way

KVM, the Kernel Virtual Machine monitor, was announced in late 2006, and was merged in Linus’ tree in December the same year. It has very quickly gained wide acceptance and adoption for being the most promising and capable virtualisation strategy on Linux. Though a very young project, new features are being added at a very brisk pace thanks to the interest taken by several companies and developers across the globe.

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