[CentOS] Stop the FUD Xen is not deprecated

Bo Lynch blynch at ameliaschools.com
Tue Nov 25 19:32:01 UTC 2008


On Tue, November 25, 2008 2:33 pm, Rainer Duffner wrote:
>
> 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

I was thinking about implementing Xen for our school district. Now that
I'm hearing all of this I guess I need to look at something else.
What does everyone recommend?
Thanks
Bo Lynch




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