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Abiquo Hybrid Cloud Platform is a web-based cloud computing software platform developed by Abiquo.
Adeos (Adaptive Domain Environment for Operating Systems) is a nanokernel hardware abstraction layer (HAL) or a hypervisor that operates between computer hardware and the operating system that runs on it.
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) forms a central part of Amazon.com's cloud-computing platform, Amazon Web Services (AWS), by allowing users to rent virtual computers on which to run their own computer applications.
Ansible is an open source software that automates software provisioning, configuration management, and application deployment.
CloudStack is open-source cloud computing software for creating, managing, and deploying infrastructure cloud services.
AppScale is an open-source serverless computing platform that automatically deploys and scales unmodified Google App Engine applications over public and private clouds, as well as on-premises clusters.
The Asus Eee PC is a netbook computer line from Asus, and a part of the Asus Eee product family.
ATEN International Co., Ltd is a Taiwanese multinational manufacturer of connectivity and access management hardware headquartered in Xizhi District, New Taipei, Taiwan.
Cavirin is a privately held cybersecurity company headquartered in Santa Clara, California, with sales and engineering offices located in New York City, Tokyo, Dalian, Singapore, Bangalore, and Amstelveen.
In computing, Ceph (pronounced or) is a free-software storage platform, implements object storage on a single distributed computer cluster, and provides interfaces for object-, block- and file-level storage.
Cloud computing is an information technology (IT) paradigm that enables ubiquitous access to shared pools of configurable system resources and higher-level services that can be rapidly provisioned with minimal management effort, often over the Internet.
Cobbler is a Linux provisioning server that facilitates and automates the network-based system installation of multiple computer operating systems from a central point using services such as DHCP, TFTP, and DNS.
These tables compare free software / open-source operating systems.
A kernel is the most fundamental component of a computer operating system.
Platform virtualization software, specifically emulators and hypervisors, are software packages that emulate the whole physical computer machine, often providing multiple virtual machines on one physical platform.
Container Linux by CoreOS (formerly CoreOS Linux) is an open-source lightweight operating system based on the Linux kernel and designed for providing infrastructure to clustered deployments, while focusing on automation, ease of application deployment, security, reliability and scalability.
The CPUID opcode is a processor supplementary instruction (its name derived from CPU IDentification) for the x86 architecture allowing software to discover details of the processor.
DigitalOcean, Inc. is an American cloud infrastructure provider headquartered in New York City with data centers worldwide.
In computing, the Direct Rendering Manager (DRM), a subsystem of the Linux kernel, interfaces with the GPUs of modern video cards.
Distributed Overlay Virtual Ethernet (DOVE) is a tunneling and virtualization technology for computer networks, created and backed by IBM.
Earliest deadline first (EDF) or least time to go is a dynamic priority scheduling algorithm used in real-time operating systems to place processes in a priority queue.
ElasticHosts is a computer service provider based in London, England.
Enomaly Inc., (founded in 2004) is a developer of system software for the virtualization and management of cloud computing.
Eucalyptus is a paid and open-source computer software for building Amazon Web Services (AWS)-compatible private and hybrid cloud computing environments, originally developed by the company Eucalyptus Systems.
Fedora is a popular Linux distribution developed by the community-supported Fedora Project and is sponsored by Red Hat.
fli4l (flexible internet router for linux, before floppy isdn for linux) is a Linux distribution, actively developed by German developers since 2000.
FreeBSD is a free and open-source Unix-like operating system descended from Research Unix via the Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD).
Released in November 1993.
Ganeti is a virtual machine cluster management tool developed by Google.
Gluster Inc. was a software company that provided an open source platform for scale-out public and private cloud storage.
GNOME Boxes is an application of the GNOME Desktop Environment, used to access remote or virtual systems.
GNU Hurd is the multiserver microkernel written as part of GNU.
Google Compute Engine (GCE) is the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) component of Google Cloud Platform which is built on the global infrastructure that runs Google’s search engine, Gmail, YouTube and other services.
Greenqloud is a cloud computing software company with headquarters in Reykjavik, Iceland and office in Seattle, Washington, offering cloud computing software and services.
Hardware virtualization is the virtualization of computers as complete hardware platforms, certain logical abstractions of their componentry, or only the functionality required to run various operating systems.
In computing, hardware-assisted virtualization is a platform virtualization approach that enables efficient full virtualization using help from hardware capabilities, primarily from the host processors.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise and its predecessor entities have a long history of developing and selling networking products.
Computer operating systems (OSes) provide a set of functions needed and used by most application programs on a computer, and the links needed to control and synchronize computer hardware.
A hybrid hosting service or hybrid server is a type of Internet hosting which is a combination of a physically-hosted server with virtualization technology.
A hypervisor or virtual machine monitor (VMM) is computer software, firmware or hardware that creates and runs virtual machines.
HyperVM was a multi-tiered, multi-server, multi-virtualization software product allowing a Virtual private server (VPS) vendor to provision, manage and delegate Xen- or OpenVZ-based virtual private servers.
IBM Z is a family name used by IBM for all of its mainframe computers from the Z900 on.
illumos is a free and open-source Unix operating system.
Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) refers to online services that provide high-level APIs used to dereference various low-level details of underlying network infrastructure like physical computing resources, location, data partitioning, scaling, security, backup etc.
Jason Nieh is a Professor of Computer Science and Co-Director of the Software Systems Laboratory at Columbia University.
Joyent Inc is a software and services company based in San Francisco, California.
In computing, kernel same-page merging (abbreviated as KSM, and also known as kernel shared memory and memory merging) is a kernel feature that makes it possible for a hypervisor system to share identical memory pages amongst different processes or virtualized guests.
Kubuntu is an official flavour of the Ubuntu operating system which uses the KDE Plasma Desktop instead of the GNOME desktop environment.
KVM may refer to.
L4Linux is a variant of the Linux kernel that is being altered to the extent that it can run virtualized on the L4.
Lguest is a Linux kernel x86 virtualization hypervisor introduced in kernel version 2.6.23 (released 9 October 2007) and removed in kernel version 4.14 (November 2017).
libguestfs is a C library and a set of tools for accessing and modifying virtual disk images used in platform virtualization.
libvirt is an open-source API, daemon and management tool for managing platform virtualization.
Linode, LLC is an American privately owned virtual private server provider company based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
Linux Mint is a community-driven Linux distribution based on Debian and Ubuntu that strives to be a "modern, elegant and comfortable operating system which is both powerful and easy to use." Linux Mint provides full out-of-the-box multimedia support by including some proprietary software and comes bundled with a variety of free and open-source applications.
Linux on IBM Z (or Linux on z for short, and previously Linux on z Systems) is the collective term for the Linux operating system compiled to run on IBM mainframes, especially IBM Z and IBM LinuxONE servers.
Linux kernel-based operating systems have been widely adopted in a very wide range of uses.
The IBM Linux Technology Center (LTC) is an organization focused on development for the Linux kernel and related open-source software projects.
In computing, Linux-IO (LIO) Target is an open-source implementation of the SCSI target that has become the standard one included in the Linux kernel.
The following lists all the FLOSS Weekly shows that have been produced.
This is a list of operating systems.
Live migration refers to the process of moving a running virtual machine or application between different physical machines without disconnecting the client or application.
The NE1000/NE2000 is an early line of low cost Ethernet network cards originally produced by Novell by 1987.
NetApp, Inc. is a hybrid cloud data services company headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.
Nimbus is a toolkit that, once installed on a cluster, provides an infrastructure as a service cloud to its client via WSRF-based or Amazon EC2 WSDL web service APIs.
DX 200 is a digital switching platform currently developed by Nokia Networks.
NVM Express (NVMe) or Non-Volatile Memory Host Controller Interface Specification (NVMHCIS) is an open logical device interface specification for accessing non-volatile storage media attached via a PCI Express (PCIe) bus.
The Open Virtualization Alliance (OVA) was a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project committed to foster the adoption of free and open-source software virtualization solutions including KVM, but also software to manage such, e.g. oVirt.
Open vSwitch, sometimes abbreviated as OVS, is an open-source implementation of a distributed virtual multilayer switch.
OpenNebula is a cloud computing platform for managing heterogeneous distributed data center infrastructures.
In order to compete with Intel's Advanced Programmable Interrupt Controller (APIC), which had enabled the first Intel 486-based multiprocessor systems, in early 1995 AMD and Cyrix proposed as somewhat similar-in-purpose OpenPIC architecture supporting up to 32 processors.
The OpenPOWER Foundation is a collaboration around Power Architecture products initiated by IBM and announced as the "OpenPOWER Consortium" on August 6, 2013.
openQRM is a free and open-source cloud computing management platform for managing heterogeneous data center infrastructures.
OpenStack (O~S) is a free and open-source software platform for cloud computing, mostly deployed as infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), whereby virtual servers and other resources are made available to customers.
Oracle Linux (OL, formerly known as Oracle Enterprise Linux) is a Linux distribution packaged and freely distributed by Oracle, available partially under the GNU General Public License since late 2006.
Oracle VM Server for x86 is the server virtualization offering from Oracle Corporation.
The Open Source Automation Development Lab eG (OSADL) is a German organization intended to promote and coordinate the development of open source software for the machine, machine tool, and automation industry.
OSv (stylized OSv) is a cloud computing focused computer operating system released on September 16, 2013.
oVirt is free, open-source virtualization management platform.
In computing, paravirtualization is a virtualization technique that presents to virtual machines a software interface, which is similar yet not identical to the underlying hardware-software interface.
PlateSpin is a software solution suite of Micro Focus International.
PowerVM, formerly known as Advanced Power Virtualization (APV), is a chargeable feature of IBM POWER5, POWER6, POWER7 and POWER8 servers and is required for support of micro-partitions and other advanced features.
PrivateCore is a venture-backed startup located in Palo Alto, California that develops software to secure server data through server attestation and memory encryption.
Proxmox Virtual Environment (Proxmox VE) is an open-source server virtualization environment.
PureSystems is an IBM product line of factory pre-configured components and servers also being referred to as an "Expert Integrated System".
QEMU (short for Quick Emulator) is a free and open-source emulator that performs hardware virtualization.
Qstack is a cloud management platform developed by Greenqloud, a cloud computing software company founded in Reykjavik, Iceland in February 2010.
Qumranet, Inc. was an enterprise software company offering a desktop virtualization platform based on hosted desktops in Kernel-based Virtual Machines (KVM) on servers, linked with their SPICE protocol.
QVD is an open-source virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) product built on Linux.
Red Hat, Inc. is an American multinational software company providing open-source software products to the enterprise community.
Red Hat Virtualization (RHV) is a x86 virtualization product produced by Red Hat, based on the KVM hypervisor.
SeaBIOS is an open source implementation of a 16-bit x86 BIOS, serving as a freely available firmware for x86 systems.
seccomp (short for secure computing mode) is a computer security facility in the Linux kernel.
Second Level Address Translation (SLAT), also known as nested paging, is a hardware-assisted virtualization technology which makes it possible to avoid the overhead associated with software-managed shadow page tables.
SmartOS is a free and open-source SVR4 hypervisor, based on the UNIX operating system that combines OpenSolaris technology with Linux's KVM virtualization.
A solid-state drive (SSD) is a solid-state storage device that uses integrated circuit assemblies as memory to store data persistently.
In computing, a solution stack or software stack is a set of software subsystems or components needed to create a complete platform such that no additional software is needed to support applications.
StorPool was founded in November 2011 to develop storage software running on standard servers and replacing traditional storage arrays.
strace is a diagnostic, debugging and instructional userspace utility for Linux.
strongSwan is a multiplatform IPsec implementation.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) is a Linux-based operating system developed by SUSE.
SUSE Studio was an online Linux software creation tool by SUSE.
Synnefo is a complete open source cloud stack written in Python that provides Compute, Network, Image, Volume and Storage services, similar to the ones offered by AWS.
Temporal isolation or performance isolation among virtual machine (VMs) refers to the capability of isolating the temporal behavior (or limiting the temporal interferences) of multiple VMs among each other, despite them running on the same physical host and sharing a set of physical resources such as processors, memory, and disks.
Trusted Platform Module (TPM, also known as ISO/IEC 11889) is an international standard for a secure cryptoprocessor, a dedicated microcontroller designed to secure hardware through integrated cryptographic keys.
In computer networking, TUN and TAP are virtual network kernel interfaces.
The Turnkey Linux Virtual Appliance Library is a free open source project which has developed a range of Debian-based pre-packaged server software appliances (a.k.a. virtual appliances).
Ubuntu (stylized as ubuntu) is a free and open source operating system and Linux distribution based on Debian.
Ubuntu JeOS (pronounced "juice") is a discontinued variant of Ubuntu that is described as "an efficient variant...
Ubuntu releases are made semiannually by Canonical Ltd, the developers of the Ubuntu operating system, using the year and month of the release as a version number.
The Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) is a specification that defines a software interface between an operating system and platform firmware.
A unikernel is a specialised, single address space machine image constructed by using library operating systems.
Univention Corporate Server (UCS) is a server operating system derived from Debian GNU/Linux with an integrated management system for the central and cross-platform administration of servers, services, clients, desktops and users as well as virtualized computers operated in UCS.
Vagrant is an open-source software product for building and maintaining portable virtual software development environments, e.g. for VirtualBox, Hyper-V, Docker containers, VMware, and AWS which try to simplify software configuration management of virtualizations in order to increase development productivity.
VENOM (Virtualized Environment Neglected Operations Manipulation) is a security vulnerability publicly disclosed in 2015.
Virtual Distributed Ethernet is a set of programs to provide virtual software-defined Ethernet Network Interface Controllers across multiple devices, typically computers, which are either virtual or physical.
In computing, a virtual machine (VM) is an emulation of a computer system.
In computing, the Red Hat Virtual Machine Manager, also known as virt-manager, is a desktop virtual machine manager.
VMmanager is a commercial Linux-based Server virtualization software control panel or type II OpenVZ / KVM hypervisor.
VMware ESXi (formerly ESX) is an enterprise-class, type-1 hypervisor developed by VMware for deploying and serving virtual computers.
VPID may refer to.
Whonix is a Debian GNU/Linux based security-focused Linux distribution.
X.Org Server is the free and open source implementation of the display server for the X Window System stewarded by the X.Org Foundation.
Xen Project (pronounced) is a hypervisor using a microkernel design, providing services that allow multiple computer operating systems to execute on the same computer hardware concurrently.
XtratuM is a bare-metal hypervisor specially designed for embedded real-time systems available for the instruction sets x86, LEON2 and LEON3 (SPARC v8), ARM Cortex-R4F processors.