Kernel-based Virtual Machine
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What is the difference between a KVM and a VPS?
It offers true virtualization, with the VPS acting as a server for itself without needing the host node, and several systems can be run as guests, via their own VPS, making it very convenient. KVM stands for Kernel-based Virtual Machine, a term which refers to a virtual private server which is positioned above a regular, physical server.
What is KVM hosting?
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What is a kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM)?
KVM VPS is an acronym for Kernel-based Virtual Machine. It is a full virtualization solution and has become commonly adopted by hosting providers throughout the majority of the last decade. From a physical host perspective, KVM enables you to run to operating systems such as Windows and Linux.
Can I run any operating system on my VPS?
Each KVM VPS has its own kernel independent from the host (you can install or modify your own kernel from a VM-level). Since each virtual machine has its own environment, the VPS will act completely on its own and can run any operating system.