Legacy system can not meet the data rate explosion
New value added service
Open Virtualization Alliance
Promote KVM based system to compete with VMware
OpenAPI to manage VM
Open Networking Foundation
2013 Light Reading Leading lights Finalists.
COTS(Common Off-The Shelf) H/W
KVM is not certified hypervisor. Type 1, WR hypervisor is certified.
While based on the standard KVM, they enhance the KVM to meet the real time requirements such as low latency(Standard KVM shows 7.4x MSI latency) With enhancement the latency is downed to 1.5x which is acceptable.
publish benchmark result to OVA
Make KVM preempt_rt friendly to reduce latency
Next Open Virtualization update includes live migration across the nodes