Yep, I'm a big OpenVZ guy. OpenVZ 7 just came out at the end of July. It added KVM virtual machines in addition to OpenVZ containers. That was a big change considering the commercial product OpenVZ came from (PCS - Parallels Cloud Server v6) used a proprietary hypervisor. Den Lunev, who has worked on this stuff for 15+ years (SWsoft, Parallels, and now Virtuozzo) spoke about everything that went into moving to KVM in Virtuozzo 7 / OpenVZ 7 at the KVM Forum last week. Enjoy! (PDF Slide Deck)
KVM Forum was held at LinuxCon last week. The slides have appeared and the videos are starting to appear. So far they have posted the three keynotes that are status reports on KVM, QEMU and libvirt. Here's the status report for KVM. Enjoy!
A few of us were talking about VDI and KVM in IRC and our buddy kaptk2 told me that nested KVM was working pretty well these days... since Fedora 19 he said. I had not tried it yet so I thought I'd give it a try. It worked so well that I thought I'd make a screencast showing it off. The original recording size was 1920x1080 (plus titlebar) and I scaled it down to 1280x734... so full-screen it for a better view beyond the embedded 824x473 video. Oh, and yes SELinux is enabled and in enforcing mode everywhere. Umm, and NO, this is NOT an April fools joke!
There is a tiny bit of work to do to get it going but not much. Add a kernel boot parameter and configure the CPU details for the VM. For more info, see this:
nested-kvm-on-fedora-23.webm (21 minutes, 21.5 MB)