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Enhanced OS Virtualization for the Cloud – Jerry Jelinek at illumos Day

SmartOS is an Illumos-derived distro developed by Joyent as the base OS for their cloud. This presentation at illumos Day focuses on the operating system virtualization capabilities of SmartOS and details the extensive enhancements made to the OS, based on real-world production experience deploying SmartOS in the Joyent cloud.

SmartOS News: Nov 1, 2012

For all those who asked: “Hey! Where can I get that cool SmartOS coffee mug?” – now you can order it yourself! Enhanced OS Virtualization for the Cloud – Jerry Jelinek at illumos Day (video) Our DTrace scripts for NFS server, ZFS, and iSCSI initiator monitoring – ” I’ve built up a collection of DTrace scripts for […]

Video: illumos Key Technologies

This is just a snippet from SVLUG‘s Comparative Operating Systems Discussion panel on current open source Unix systems, in which Bryan Cantrill was a speaker, along with Kevin Dankwardt of K Computing representing Linux, Josh Paetzel, Director of IT at IxSystems, Inc. for FreeBSD, and Charles Forsyth, Technical Director and Co-Founder at Vita Nuova for […]

SmartOS VM Guest Tools

Scripts and drivers to create virtualized machine images in SmartOS. Installing You can run ‘./bin/build-image’ which will create an ISO, ZIP and TAR archives for the tools. The tools include both the Windows and Linux tools. The reason they are created this way is so you can use an ISO to load Windows drivers during […]

SmartOS KVM Screencast Demo

Trentster gives us: A screencast of using SmartOS covering: -Creating a new KVM Virtual Machine -Creating and using JSON payloads -Installing OS from ISO in ZFS zone -Retrieving vnc settings and connecting to VNC console -FreeBSD 9 installation -Cloning a New VM from an existing VM base zone image -Deploying multiple new VM’s from clone […]

Using SmartOS as a Hypervisor

Robert Mustacchi’s talk at SCALE 10x. An excellent introduction to what SmartOS is and why it’s better. Want to learn more? Come meet Robert at the Joyent Cloud Meetup/Office Hours Jan 31. 5-7 pm. Beer and pizza provided! 60 minutes (playlist of 5 parts) slides

Why SmartOS? KVM, DTrace, Zones and More

On August 15th of this year, Joyent announced that it hadported KVM to its operating system, SmartOS, and wasopen sourcing the entire OS. You might be wondering why the world needs another operating system, and what’s so great about this one. Well, let me explain… (read the rest on Joyeur)

Video: Experiences Porting KVM to SmartOS

Joyent VP of Engineering Bryan Cantrill speaks at the KVM Forum, Aug 15, 2011. Slides

Video: SmartOS: The Modern Operating System

Download in 1080p, 720p, or 360p. Bryan Cantrill’s webinar of August 23, 2011. slides (PDF) Q&A (text)