bochs vs KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) : Which is Better?

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bochs

Bochs (box) is a portable IA-32 and x86-64 IBM PC compatible emulator and debugger mostly written in C++ and distributed as free software under the GNU Lesser General Public License. Developed by http://bochs.sourceforge.net/

License: Open Source

Apps available for Windows Linux AmigaOS MorphOS

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KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine)

Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) is a virtualization infrastructure for the Linux kernel that turns it into a hypervisor. It was merged into the Linux kernel mainline in kernel version 2.6.20.

License: Open Source

Apps available for Linux

bochs VS KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) Feature comparision

Feature bochs KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine)
Android Sync
Linux
X86-emulation
Virtualization
Open VMDK files
Multiple languages
Zalando integration
Operating system
Portable
Scriptable
Support for Android Things
Bundled with macOS
Emulation
Extensible by Plugins/Extensions
Linux-based
Run Windows software
Hypervisor
GNU/linux-libre
Lightweight
Combined Inbox
Container virtualization
Unified inbox
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