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Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.1: Muscling In On VMware, Hyper-V?

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.1 is now available, giving Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) new ammunition in its battle against VMware (NYSE: VMW) vSphere and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) Hyper-V. The bigger question: How will each vendor promote virtualization as customers increasingly explore software-defined data centers? Hmmm… First, the facts on RHEV 3.1, which is based on an open source hypervisor called KVM (kernel-based virtual machine). Red Hat claims RHEV 3.1 now supports up to 160 logical CPUs and up to 2 terabytes of memory, per virtual machine, and updates its KVM hypervisor to suppo (IT news)