IOMMU's or Input/Output Memory Management Unit is a new entrant to the x86 world. This is something which has existed in the risc based systems for quite some time.
To VT-D or Not to VT-D? A guide on whether to Utilize Direct Device Attach in your Virtualized System?Intel VT-D Direct Device Attach allows a Virtual Machine to control an entire PCI-E device (e.g. NIC) while bypassing any VMM interference. The performance benefit will be a dramatic reduction in CPU utilization, but the precise gain will vary.
Today’s IT departments must deal with not only the need to deliver an increasingly complex set of services but also the responsibility to protect the organization as a whole from escalating securit
本文讨论了独立软件厂商为何要开发面向虚拟机环境软件以及能够使软件性能在虚拟机环境中实现最优化的软件技术，并要充分利用英特尔® 虚拟化技术（Intel® Virtual Technology）。此外，本文还讨论了在软件开发和分配工作中使用虚拟机带来的优势。
In my previous blog, I discussed “Ways to Speeding up Your Cloud Environment