KVM is a Kernel-based Virtual Machine driver. It relies on Intel VT or AMD-V hardware and does full virtualization. As of late 2006 it is pretty new code, but it is already available in kernel packages for OpenSuSE, Debian and RHEL-RT.

More information on KVM can be found on

Some performance numbers with KVM.

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