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FreeBSD 10 Advances Open Source Virtualization

The FreeBSD 10 release is the first major version jump for the open-source server operating systems since January of 2012 FreeBSD 10 Beastie when FreeBSD 9.0 was officially released.The FreeBSD Project is one of the earliest open source operating system projects, and is a direct descendent of the original open source BSD work performed at the University of California at Berkeley.

Among the new virtualization capabilities debuting in FreeBSD 10 is the new BSD Hypervisor called "byhyve," which is an alternative to the open-source Xen and KVM hypervisors that are popular with Linux users.

Read the full story at ServerWatch:
Open Source FreeBSD 10 Takes on Virtualization

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.



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