Integrated Application Hosting
The Integrated Application Hosting (IAH) feature provides the ability to host guest VMs
on ExtremeXOS-based switches.
The IAH infrastructure includes:
Virtualization Manager component—responsible for guest VM management and
control, management of networking connectivity, management of compute resources,
and complete isolation of activity from ExtremeXOS.
- KVM (Kernel Virtual
Machine)—Linux kernel feature enabling hardware-accelerated virtualization.
- QEMU (Quick EMUlator)—an
open-source emulator and hypervisor.
VMs can be packaged as either OVAs (Open Virtual Appliance) or qcow2 or any
QEMU-compatible (including VMDK) disk images.
IAH requires the following: