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Virtualization news roundup: Xen takes the heat!



OK so since Oracle is one of the key Open-Source players (whatever that means), it was losing its patience rapidly on the fact that VMware and Xen were not playing difficult. We all know that Oracle got its CFS bunged into the Linux 2.6 kernel. Maybe Larry Ellison might just acquire XenSource ;-) It would , by no means, be a bad move.

Kroah-Hartman, A Linux Kernel maintainer said:
Getting the two companies to talk to one another and work together has been requiring mediation by neutral parties, including people from the Linux distributions, the community and vendors, he said, adding that these mediators "are currently trying to kick them in the butt and get them to work together. So that solution is not coming anytime soon,"


Redhat will not have the unstable Xen Source in its distro.

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