[CentOS] Stop the FUD Xen is not deprecated

Rainer Duffner rainer at ultra-secure.de
Tue Nov 25 19:33:24 UTC 2008


Am 25.11.2008 um 20:22 schrieb Brett Serkez:

> On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 2:13 PM, Tom Brown <tom at ng23.net> wrote:
> <snip>
>>
>> Xen wont be in RHEL6 - KVM will
>
> What insight can be offered on this change?  Is this a business or
> technical or both decision?


 From what I have heard of people who actually know a bit about  
virtualization and kernel-design, it probably wasn't a hard decision  
on the technical side.

Business... well, Citrix owns it now, more or less. That itself  
probably was enough to send it to the bin.
Everybody is running their favorite fork of it anyway.



>
>
>> libvirt handles both so fundamentally it makes no difference as to  
>> what the
>> virtualization technology is as the way its managed will not change
>
> I would image there has to be a conversion, for instance the format of
> the disk image, or the way that networking is setup?


They have some years to figure it out.
;-)




cheers,
Rainer


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