How to install and configure KVM and Open vSwitch on Ubuntu or Debian
Posted on: 01/14/2014 08:56 PM

Xmodule shows you how to install and configure KVM and Open vSwitch on Ubuntu or Debian

How to install and configure KVM and Open vSwitch on Ubuntu or Debian


In today's multi-tenant data centers, virtualization technology is being extended from traditional hypervisor-based server virtualization to network virtualization. In this environment, software-based virtual switches are commonly deployed on servers along with hypervisor, bridging traffic among different virtual machines (VMs).

In this tutorial, I am going to demonstrate how to install and configure KVM and Open vSwitch (OVS) on Ubuntu or Debian. KVM and Open vSwitch are, respectively, the most popular open-source hypervisor and virtual switch used in today's data centers.



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