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In general, emulated devices have lower performance than devices exposed via pass-through, and the paravirtualization approach tends to have sufficient performance.
In theory, paravirtualization is the less flexible approach, since you can only run modified copies of the operating systems.
A differentiating capability of SYSGO is the SSV (Safe and Secure Virtualization) platform PikeOS, a paravirtualization operating system which is built upon a small, fast, and safe microkernel.
A differentiating capability of SYSGO is the secure and certifiable PikeOS[TM] paravirtualization operating system which is built upon a small, fast, and safe microkernel and supports the cohabitation of independent operating system personalities on a single platform, including ELinOS[TM], SYSGO's embedded Linux development environment.
VMware has also invested in numerous open-technology efforts within the Linux community, including introducing the Virtual Machine Interface (VMI) paravirtualization specification; contributing to the paravirt-ops platform-independent paravirtualization API; and opening up VMware's Virtual Machine Disk (VMDK) format for all developers.
A differentiating capability of SYSGO is the secure PikeOS[TM] paravirtualization operating system which is built upon a small, fast, and safe microkernel and supports the cohabitation of independent operating system personalities on a single platform, including ELinOS[TM], SYSGO's embedded Linux development environment.
KVM leverages the core features of the Linux kernel, including paravirtualization interfaces contributed by IBM engineers.
Although Moose Logic had worked with VMware before, Buyken decided XenSource was a better fit because of its ability to run Windows using paravirtualization, a method of virtualization that provides greater security and reduced overhead.