[CentOS-virt] which virtualization platform to choose
pasik at iki.fi
Mon Jul 26 16:10:56 EDT 2010
On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 03:30:38PM -0300, Gilberto Nunes wrote:
> I'm in doubt here: which virtualization platform to choose and why?
> If I have just installed a VM I choose Xen or KVM?
> And when I have more than 5 or 10 VM's?
> Please, I need your help to choose right.
It depends on many things.
If your hardware doesn't have CPU virtualization extensions,
then you only have one choice - Xen.
If you want to use 32bit host OS, then you only have one choice - Xen.
And if you run mainly Linux VMs then Xen is a good choice.
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