Server for Bare Metal

Server Bare Metal Overview

Server Bare Metal is a cloud-ready virtualization solution that allows users to simultaneously run multiple Virtuozzo virtual machines and containers on the same physical server, thereby making more efficient use of hardware resources. Server Bare Metal delivers Virtuozzo Containers™ together with our world-class hypervisor technology. Server Bare Metal includes Virtuozzo Containers for Linux 4.7. Virtuozzo Containers is an operating system virtualization solution that maximizes the investment in server hardware.

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System Requirements

Server Bare Metal 5.0 can be installed on servers with up to 64 CPU cores and 128 GB of RAM.
You can use virtual machines created in the following Parallels products with Parallels Server Bare Metal 5.

  • Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac
  • Parallels Server for Mac 4.0
  • Parallels Server for Mac 4.0 Bare Metal Edition
  • Parallels Desktop 4 for Windows and Linux
  • Parallels Workstation 4.0 Extreme

You can now convert Microsoft Hyper-V, Microsoft Virtual PC, Virtual Box, VMware, and Xen virtual machines to Parallels virtual machines. Depending on the type of virtual machine, the conversion can be performed by means of the pctl, prl_convert, or pmigrate utility.