[CentOS-virt] KVM: where are the directions?

Mon Nov 15 17:27:53 UTC 2010
Benjamin Franz <jfranz at freerun.com>

On 11/15/2010 09:00 AM, compdoc wrote:

> It's still useful, but why invest in an older technology when the newer
> technology is there and doesn't cost more?

Because it *does* cost more and doesn't (in my case) provide anything 
special I need feature wise. I already had a nice hot swappable 2U case 
with dual p/s, a not incredibly old server motherboard, dual core CPU, 
memory et al available. For an incremental cost of about $460 dollars I 
bought an Areca 1120 PCI-X controller to match my existing hardware 
rather than buying more like two thousand dollars in new hardware to do 
exactly the same thing, at pretty much the same performance level.

Benjamin Franz