Writing an x86 hypervisor: all the cool kids are doing it!

A Presentation by Rusty Russell Jeremy Fitzhardinge Chris Wright Zachary Amsden

Virtualization is not just a way to extract money from venture capitalists, it's also about cool low-level technical details. This talk will cover the fundamentals of virtualizing Linux on x86, using the in-tree virtualization hooks (paravirt_ops), with real examples from Xen, VMI and the in-tree toy hypervisor lhype.

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