A number of different hypervisors are supported by Minikube. A hypervisor is a process that is used to launch the virtual machine; it isolates the virtual machine's operating system from your own while allowing it to share resources such as CPU, RAM, and drive space.
The following hypervisors are supported out-of-the-box by Minikube:
- Hyper-V (Windows 10): This is the native hypervisor; it is available in Windows 10 Professional and Windows Servers
- KVM (Ubuntu 17.04): This is the native Linux hypervisor, which operates inside the Linux kernel on most modern distributions
- VirtualBox (macOS, Windows 10, and Ubuntu 17.04): Released by Oracle, VirtualBox is an open source x86 hypervisor which can be run on a large number of operating ...