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Hypervisor From Scratch – Part 6: Virtualizing An Already Running System

Sina Karvandi 10

Introduction Hello and welcome to the 6th part of the tutorial Hypervisor From Scratch. In this part, I try to give you an idea of how to virtualize an already running system using Hypervisor. Like other parts, this part is really dependent to the previous parts so make sure to read them first. Overview In the 6th part, we’ll see how we can virtualize our currently running system by configuring VMCS, then we use monitoring features to detect execution of…

Hypervisor From Scratch – Part 1: Basic Concepts & Configure Testing Environment

Sina Karvandi 4

Hello everyone! Welcome to the first part of a multi-part series of tutorials called “Hypervisor From Scratch”. As the name implies, this course contains technical details to create a basic Virtual Machine based on hardware virtualization. If you follow the course, you’ll be able to create your own virtual environment and you’ll get an understanding of how VMWare, VirtualBox, KVM and other virtualization softwares use processors’ facilities to create a virtual environment. Introduction Both Intel and AMD support virtualization in their…

A first look at some aspects of Intel’s "Vanderpool" initiative

Sina Karvandi 4

A few hours ago, I was working on Intel VT-x which enables a hardware support for virtualization then I saw the following slides which gives me lots of information about Hypervisor instructions,VMM, Virtual machine control structure (VMCS) and other practical information. I don’t know about its author actually but I should give my thanks to him/her for gathering this slides. I think it worth a lot to read ,it can be downloaded here .