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Virtual Machines in EOS

How-to implement virtual machines in Arista EOS Virtualization was first developed in the 1960s and used to partition mainframe hardware to improve utilization. Today, virtualization has many meanings and widely implemented on a variety of platforms. Arista EOS leveraging it’s unmodified Linux kernel and embracing open source standards based technology has brought the concept of operating system virtualization to Ethernet switching. The approach that Arista has taken is to utilize Kernel-based Vitual Machines (KVM). Turning the Linux kernel into a hypervisor by loading a kernel module which provides the core virtualization infrastructure, a processor specific module (Intel or AMD) which...
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vEOS and VirtualBox

Tech Tip originally posted by Edmund Roche-Kelly 09 Nov 2012 This tech tip describes how to set up and network EOS VMs in VirtualBox. The examples are based on a vanilla installation of VirtualBox 4.2.4 on Mac OS X Version 10.7.4. By the end of the post, we will have 4 EOS VMs connected together with remote ssh access.   Install VirtualBox and download vEOS images VirtualBox is “a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use. Not only is VirtualBox an extremely feature rich, high performance product for enterprise customers, it is also the only...
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