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The Definitive Guide to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 by Sander van Vugt

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CHAPTER 7

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Managing Virtualization on SLES

Even if SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) is not developed as a specific virtualization platform, it’s a Linux distribution, and the Linux kernel includes embedded virtualization options. This chapter provides an overview of the available options and goes into further detail about setting up a Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) host platform.

Understanding Linux Virtualization Solutions

In Linux, no less than three approaches are available to create virtual machines. Before going into detail about the most significant virtualization approach, let’s have a look at available techniques.

The first virtualization ...

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