March 9th, 2006

IDF minutes

IDF rules. Thank you, Intel, and especially Ron for inviting us to IDF. Plenty of interesting information, lots of promising contacts – overall great.

Yes, Virtuozzo is a virtualization technology. No, it’s not a VMM or hypervisor. After two days at IDF, it turned out that the most difficult task is to explain the difference between classic virtual machines and Virtuozzo. The classic approach has been around for so long that people think it’s the only one possible, and they need a little bit of help to start thinking outside this box. That said, once the difference is clear, everyone is very impressed with our technology.

Here is how I’ve been explaining the difference between Virtuozzo and VMMs.
Collapse )