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Expert Advice: Nested Virtualization with Contrail

by Juniper Employee on ‎03-17-2016 01:48 PM - edited on ‎09-19-2017 10:50 AM by Administrator Administrator (5,471 Views)

Read the attached PDF to learn how Juniper's Ramanathan Sethuraman and Thiyagarajan Devendiran implemented nested virtualization with Contrail.

Generally type-1 hypervisors are designed to run on-top of a bare-metal x86 machine, with a processor that supports virtualization, e.g. Intel VMX and AMD SVM. Using this, you can make a physical machine run multiple virtual machines on-top (using associated components like qemu and libvirt).

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Mar 17, 2016
Juniper Employee

Sethu,

Thanks a lot for the nice document.