LXC (Linux Containers) is an operating-system-level virtualization method for running multiple isolated Linux systems (containers) on a control host using a single Linux kernel. hot
VirtualBox is a family of powerful x86 virtualization products for enterprise as well as home use. Read more Killer App hot
VMWare Server is an entry-level server virtualization software suite. Read more hot
(commercial) VMware Workstation is powerful desktop virtualization software for software developers/testers and IT professionals who want to streamline software development, testing and deployment in their enterprise. VMware Workstation allows users to run multiple x86-based operating systems, including Windows, Linux, and NetWare, and their applications simultaneously on a single PC in fully networked, portable virtual machines ? no hard drive partitioning or rebooting required. Read more hot
Cloonix is a set of softwares that helps in the creation and management of configurable networks of virtual machines.
(commercial) Collax V-Family is a management suite based on a 64bit Linux system and KVM to provide server virtualization. It offers solutions for single virtualization hosts, as well as high availability management on two or more nodes, allowing embedded HA storage using DRBD and iSCSI.
Ganeti is virtual server management software built on top of Xen, KVM, and other open source software. It has been designed to facilitate cluster management of virtual servers and to provide fast and simple recovery after physical failures using commodity hardware.
GNOME Boxes is a simple GNOME 3 application that lets you easily create and use local and remove virtual machines.
Jailhouse is a partitioning Hypervisor based on Linux. It is able to run bare-metal applications or (adapted) operating systems besides Linux. For this purpose it configures CPU and device virtualization features of the hardware platform in a way that none of these domains, called "cells" here, can interfere with each other in an unacceptable way.
Karesansui is a virtualization management console with a Web-based user interface that supports Linux servers. It allows virtual machine creation, start up, suspension, snapshot, and CPU/RAM allocation, all from a Web browser.
ksm is a fast, hackable and simple x64 VT-x hypervisor for Windows and Linux. It has built-in userspace sandbox and an introspection engine.
KVM (for Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is a full, open source, virtualization solution for Linux on x86 hardware containing virtualization extensions (Intel VT or AMD-V). Read more
Lguest is an open source, minimal 32-bit x86 hypervisor for the Linux kernel. It is targeted at Linux developers and users wanting to experiment with virtualization with the minimum of complexity. Read more
LXD is a next generation system container manager. It offers a user experience similar to virtual machines but using Linux containers instead.
Nuxis is an integrated solution with resources and tools to streamline the management of IT services. With this solution you can create and manage IT services aligned with customer needs.
OpenNode is a server virtualization solution that provides an easy-to-use (CentOS/RHEL based) bare-metal ISO installer that supports both OpenVZ container-based and KVM full virtualization technology on the same host.
OpenVZ is an open source operating system-level virtualization technology based on the Linux kernel and operating system. OpenVZ allows a physical server to run multiple isolated operating system instances. These are secure, isolated containers. Each container performs and executes exactly like a stand-alone server. Read more
picostack is a complete minimalistic KVM virtualization manager suitable for single linux-based host system.
QEMU is a generic and open source processor emulator which achieves a good emulation speed by using dynamic translation.
RemoteBox is a GUI tool which lets you administer guests or virtual machines running under VirtualBox on a remote server or even the same local machine.
(commercial) Userful Multiplier is a multiseat Linux desktop virtualization solution that enables a single computer to support up to 10 independent users at the same time, each with their own monitor, keyboard, and mouse by using USB multiseat devices or extra video cards, and virtualizing the X server.
Vagrant uses Oracle's VirtualBox to build configurable, lightweight, and portable virtual machines dynamically.
Virt Install is a command line tool built on top of libvirt that facilitates installation of virtual machines. It supports installation of fully-virtualized Xen guest machines for arbitrary operating systems and installation of Xen paravirtualized Fedora/RHEL operating systems. The tool takes care of fetching the guest kernels, creating file based disk images, and booting the guest operating system installer media.
virtenv is a QT4 application which configures and starts a virtual desktop environment based on LXC.
Virttool is a tool for managing datacenters using virtualization technologies. It is comprised of two distinct but interacting modules, a lightweight high-avaliability monitoring daemon and a web interface for easy management.
Virtual Iron is virtualisation software. It is available in three editions. Professional Edition is free, and supports partitioning and basic management of a single virtualized node with two sockets maximum. Consolidation Edition supports server partitioning and basic management for multi-server configuration and support. Enterprise Edition enables server partitioning for multi-server configuration and advanced management capabilities for rapid provisioning, high availability, disaster recovery, workload management and policy-based automation.
vm-image-manage is a simple script for managing a small cluster of Xen virtual machines on a single host with one command. It is optimized for repeatedly restarting a virtual machine slot with an image. It features templates for Xen configuration files. It speeds the import and export of Xen images to tgz archives. It speeds frequent redeployment with rsync. It manages mounting domains when the VM is down and un-mounting when the domain is launched.
Xen is a virtual machine monitor for x86 that supports execution of multiple guest operating systems with unprecedented levels of performance and resource isolation. Xen is Open Source software, released under the terms of the GNU General Public License. We have a fully functional ports of Linux 2.4 and 2.6 running over Xen, and regularly use it for running demanding applications like MySQL, Apache and PostgreSQL. Read more
Xvisor (eXtensible Versatile hypervISOR) is an open source bare-metal hypervisor, which aims towards providing virtualization solution, which is light-weight, portable, and flexible with small memory foot print and less virtualization overhead.