Sun SPARC hardware to get virtualization for multiboot while looking at Xen

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Sun Microsystems later this year will introduce virtualization technology to let its newest Sparc-based servers run multiple operating systems simultaneously, thus catching up to a feature already built into Unix machines from rivals IBM and Hewlett-Packard.

This calendar year, on the T2000 and T1000, we will introduce our first generation of virtualization to bring people beyond the container technology Solaris 10 already offers,”

Xen is the future, Yen said. Although the company developed its own logical domain software, Sun eventually expects it will become one with Xen.
“Eventually we expect Xen will get industrywide acceptance, and we’d like to be part of it. Some time, probably in the second half of 2007, we will merge,” Yen said…

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