If your Hypervisor System is running on an intel Xeon CPU newer than 2009 or AMD Opteron newer than 2010 it should comply to the Zing Specifications. For more details go to Zing System requirements. At least 2 vCores are needed and adding more improves the throughput. As guest system on the hypervisor you can use any of the supported Linux distributions.
On paravirtualized systems Zing cannot be run as the required Zing Systems Tools do not support this mode.
Zing on Docker is supported: Installing Zing on Docker
Zing is also offered for direct use without previous registration on Amazon AWS (HVM only, not PV) as EC2 Marketplace Image on RHEL, SLES, Ubuntu and Amazon Linux: Zing Images on AWS Marketplace. But you also can install the standard Zing package yourself inside any HVM Linux-based AWS EC2 instance. Read more about this in Zing on Amazon Linux.
On the virtualization system the Balloon Driver should be switched off: How to disable the Balloon Driver
If you are not sure if your system is supported and don't won't to read through all those documentation, just go to https://azul.com/zingtrial, our automatic self service page, for downloading the Zing trial installation package. It offers the same functionality as the full version.