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What is the the purpose of using paravirtualization if there is a hardware assisted virtualization?

Another answer contains: Now, you could pass through a physical network interface from the host system, but that has a number of issues: It requires actually having a usable network interface for ...
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What is the the purpose of using paravirtualization if there is a hardware assisted virtualization?

Consider just the case of networking. To actually be useful in most cases, a VM needs to be able to communicate over the network. For that, the guest obviously has to see some sort of network ...
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What is the the purpose of using paravirtualization if there is a hardware assisted virtualization?

I've done some research as well, and I think it might help you understand the thing, but it might not address it directly (maybe). In Addition to shodanshok answer, i may blow up his "extended&...
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What is the the purpose of using paravirtualization if there is a hardware assisted virtualization?

Short answer: when augmented with guest-side drivers, modern hardware virtualization uses some form of paravirtualization for the most performance-intensive operations. Hence modern hypervisors ...
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How can I recover the space in a qcow2 file after deleting snapshots, while retaining remaining snapshots?

When you delete the snapshots 1,2,3, the files are deleted, but it doesn't indicate any released space because it is not real deletion. Files are just marked so that deletion will be finished quickly. ...
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Is it possible to pipe qemu-img into SSH target?

It's not possible to do that using qemu-img alone (as documented in https://serverfault.com/a/1113484/217241 ), but you can instead use the qemu-nbd (network block device) utility which accompanies ...
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