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Open your virtual datacenter

Manage your virtualized networks

oVirt manages virtual machines, storage and virtualized networks.

Easy to use web interface

oVirt is a virtualization platform with an easy-to-use web interface

KVM based virtualization management

oVirt is powered by the Open Source you know - KVM on Linux.

oVirt 3.5.1 Released!

The oVirt team is pleased to announce that the oVirt 3.5.1 Final Release is now available as of Jan 21st 2015.

oVirt is available now for Fedora 20, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6, CentOS 6.6, (or similar) and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, CentOS 7 (or similar).

This release of oVirt includes the capability to run oVirt Engine on el7, as well as numerous bug fixes, so see the 3.5.1 release notes for a list of the new features and bugs fixed.

Packed with Features

  • Choice of stand-alone Hypervisor or install-on-top of your existing Linux installation
  • High availability
  • Live migration
  • Load balancing
  • Web-based management interface
  • Self-hosted engine
  • iSCSI, FC, NFS, and local storage
  • Enhanced security: SELinux and Mandatory Access Control for VMs and hypervisor
  • Scalability: up to 64 vCPU and 2TB vRAM per guest
  • Memory overcommit support (Kernel Samepage Merging)
  • Developer SDK for ovirt-engine, written in Python

Community is Key

Everyone is encouraged to join the oVirt community, and help us bring our open source software to virtual datacenters worldwide.

Community can be found in many places in the global community. Keep track of the latest happenings in the oVirt community, including new release announcements, and send your thoughts and links to virtualization-related topics on these social media channels:

Upcoming Events


Date: January 31-February 1, 2015
Location: Brussels, Belgium
FOSDEM is a free event that offers open source communities a place to meet, share ideas and collaborate.


Date: February 6-8, 2015
Location: Brno, Czech Republic
DevConf.cz brings together around 1000 developers, quality engineers, administrators, and users from the Fedora, JBoss, and Red Hat communities.

Linux Collaboration Summit

Date: February 18-20, 2015
Location: Santa Rosa, CA
The Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit is an invitation-only developer focussed event, which aims to encourage and facilitate collaboration between different open source projects.

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