[CentOS-virt] XEN and RH 6
pasik at iki.fi
Tue Nov 10 12:07:29 UTC 2009
On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 11:27:57AM +0100, carlopmart wrote:
> Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> >> Still it isn't official, but Citrix XenServer will disappears soon ... It will be
> >> integrated under Microsoft Hyper-V ....
> > Uhm.. I don't believe this. Where did you read that?
> > Citrix XenServer was opensourced last week, or the hypervisor+tools
> > part, the xencenter management interface remains closed source (but it
> > can also manage hyper-v).
> >> IMHO, it isn't a good option to maintain domO virt servers based on CentOS or RHEL
> >> now ... It is the time to migrate to another solutions ...
> > RHEL5, with Xen, will be fully supported by Redhat until 2014. They have
> > clearly stated that many times.
> > -- Pasi
> Ok, I think I haven't explained well, sorry. Citrix Xenserver's hypervisor and tools
> was donated by Citrix last week, correct. But Citrix didn't release more versions of
> the product because it does not intend to develop it and apply new features. Citrix
> virtualization bussiness will be focused only on Management and Desktop
> virtualization using Hper-V as a first platform and second VMware.
Where did you read this? You write it like it's a fact - I haven't seen
that anywhere.. ??
> And correct, RHEL5 Xen will be supported till 2014, but did you use a technology
> that upstream doesn't put the necessary resources to mantain and apply new features??
> RedHat virtaulziation efforts are focused at 99% on KVM solutions, for Xen only
> applies security updates and nothing else.
That's not true. Upcoming RHEL 5.5 will have Xen-related bugfixes as usual.
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