[Openstack-operators] User Survey usage of QEMU (as opposed to KVM) ?

Chris Friesen chris.friesen at windriver.com
Wed May 11 19:18:29 UTC 2016

On 05/11/2016 11:46 AM, Ronald Bradford wrote:
> I have been curious as to why as mentioned in the thread virt_type=kvm, but
> os-hypervisors API call states QEMU.

Arguably in both cases the hypervisor is qemu.  When virt_type=kvm we simply 
enable some additional acceleration.

So rather than asking "Are you using qemu or kvm?", it would be more accurate to 
ask "Are you using hardware-accelerated qemu or just software emulation?".


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