illumos is a fully open community project to develop a reliable and scalable operating system. It began as a fork of the former OpenSolaris operating system. The illumos code base forms the foundation of distributions including a storage appliance from Nexenta, a cloud platform from Joyent, and the ...

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KVM on Illumos (OpenIndiana vs. SmartOS)

I'm considering virtualizing a number of guests onto a single server running a recent port of KVM to Illumos. It sounds like my two primary options will be OpenIndiana and SmartOS. The distribution ...