[CentOS] Clustering

Bo Lynch blynch at ameliaschools.com
Fri Feb 5 14:15:20 UTC 2010


On Fri, February 5, 2010 9:02 am, Athmane Madjoudj wrote:
>> Whats your thoughts on Vmware server over esxi?
>> Really do not want to have to budget for Virtualization if I do not have
>> to.
>> Thanks for any info.
>
> Here is a comparison of VMware ESXi and Server notice that server
> doesn't cost money.
>
> http://www.vmware.com/products/server/faqs.html
>
> both are proprietary
> there are a lot of good FOSS alternatives such:
>
> KVM (require a modern hardware)
> Xen (need a patched kernel: available in centos repos)
> OpenVZ (need a patched kernel: available in openvz repos, mainly for
> VPS but personalty i use it)
>
> HTH
>
> --
> Athmane Madjoudj

Does anyone have any experience with KVM or OpenVZ? If I can stick to
something that is not proprietary that would be great. I didn't realize
there were so many options. Any info would be greatly appreciated.
Bo



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