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Haifux Club: ZeroVM: Lightweight Containers Based on Google Native Client
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Camuel Gilyadov (LiteStack)
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Monday, 25.06.2012, 18:30
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Taub 3
How cloud-friendly is traditional virtualization? As a matter of fact, all traditional virtualization technologies predate cloud era. Traditional virtualization has major advantage, they are backward compatible on binary level, making it easy to run in cloud any existing pre-cloud application. But what if backward compatability is not a requirement? What about new post-cloud applications, that are developed specifically for cloud? Is traditional virtualization still a good platform for them?