[CentOS] Stop the FUD Xen is not deprecated

Rob Townley rob.townley at gmail.com
Tue Nov 25 22:30:16 UTC 2008


On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 2:18 PM, Bo Lynch <blynch at ameliaschools.com> wrote:
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> On Tue, November 25, 2008 2:55 pm, Rainer Duffner wrote:
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>> Am 25.11.2008 um 20:32 schrieb Bo Lynch:
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>>>
>>> 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
>>
>>
>> How much money do you have?
>> What (how many systems, what do they do?) do you actually want to
>> virtualize?
>> Are you going to be around your school for the next couple of years?
>> ;-)
>>
>> On a small scale, running VMware ESX3i or VMware-server is perfectly
>> possible.
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>>
>> Rainer
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> Right now we have a about 30 servers. Mixture of CentOS,debian,slack,windows.
> Free is always the best cost and is why we have been moving toward open
> source as much as possible.
> Bo
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Why not give kvm a try?  i am using kvm on Fedora 9 to virtualize
Win2008 at the moment.  Also installed Virtual Machine Manager to set
up.  i am getting a BSOD on shutdown, but so far it is not bothering
anything afaic tell.


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