[CentOS] Stop the FUD Xen is not deprecated
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Wed Nov 26 14:33:19 UTC 2008
Adam Tauno Williams wrote:
> No, the hypervisor in a virtualized environment is an absolutely
> critical component; there is no room at all for fanboys. VMware is a
> well established solution [+50% customer satisfaction, Citrix at ~30%;
> and +50% vs. ~20% marketshare. VMware is the only virtualization
> solution to have increased its market share in the last year.] With
If I cared about any of that boo-haa-haa I'd not be using Open Source or
> something this central do an organizations architecture it pays to be
> risk-averse; and migrating between solutions is a miserable experience.
Depends on what you are doing and how much you know about it, I've
recently helped migrate a 50 node ( real hardware ) platform from VMware
to Xen, the total effort was about 2 days onsite, and downtime was 8
>> and with the
>> fact that its 'available' off the shelf, zero cost up front. however to
>> make it do anything you still need to buy into vmware tools.
> This statement is false; I have several stand-alone ESXi boxes running.
> There are no commercial products required for a working setup; the
> commercial components provide motion, consolidated backed and the
> centralized management console [which is crap anyway].
How do you actually connect to the ESXi instance to setup a new VM and
manage existing ones ?
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