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I would like to know the skills and programming languages necessary to learn hypervisor development and any good resource to start learning?

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Do you mean you want to learn how to develop your own hypervisor? –  dodgy_coder Jun 19 '12 at 5:06
    
yes basically to understand how hypervisor work and how can it be developed? –  bornfree Jun 19 '12 at 6:04
    
why -1 without any reason? –  bornfree Jun 19 '12 at 6:05
    
Depends. If you are running directly on the hardware (native) then a language that does not need OS support (very few) if you ran inside an OS (hosted) then potentially any language (as long as it is fast). –  Loki Astari Jun 19 '12 at 6:35
    
@Loki Astari-Can you refer some good resource for hypervisor learning that runs directly on hardware. –  bornfree Jun 19 '12 at 7:53

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I recently worked on the xen hypervisor, since it is open source, and it is mostly written in C++. But I guess different hypervisors are written in different languages, like the oracle vm must be written in java (A random guess). It really depends.

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@Aaditya-Thanks.Do you know any good resource to learn hypervsor development.I am also thinking to work on Xen hypervisor.So can you suggest something from where I can begin. –  bornfree Jun 19 '12 at 8:33
    
@bornfree : yes my prof, specifically told me to read virtual machines by james e smith and nair, it is an entire book on virtual machines, it was very good. –  potato man Jun 19 '12 at 8:37
    
@Aasitya:could you +1 for my question if you consider it as a "question" ? ;) –  bornfree Jun 19 '12 at 9:06

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