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Understanding OPNFV 68 KVM provides a virtual machine that looks just like a physical machine to the operating system and associated applications – it has virtual CPUs, memory, networking ports, and SSD or HDD storage. Since each virtual machine has its own operating system instance, the isolation and security characteristics are almost as good as separate physical machines. KVM is a mature, 10- year-old project. LXD OPNFV also integrates LXD, a system container technology from Canonical that, at a high- level, is similar to Docker. It uses the same low-level isolation mechanisms as Docker to provide isolation of containers. LXD

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