Virtualization and Chip Technology

Network Computing offers an insightful view into virtualization technologies in Chip Changes Propel Virtualization . An especially nice to see at the end of the feature:

See the Light: Sun is often overlooked as a source for virtualization, but since the release of its Solaris 10 for the x86 platform, the company has been quietly offering free virtualization in the form of Solaris Containers. Like partitions, Solaris Containers are multiple virtual instances of the Solaris host OS that require extremely low overhead.