[CentOS-virt] performance differences between kvm/xen

Thu Oct 14 18:59:53 UTC 2010
Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org>

On 10/14/2010 07:48 AM, Tom Bishop wrote:
> I think xen is still on top in terms of performance and features....now

that is indeed what it 'feels' like, but I'm quite keen on putting some 
numbers on that.

> having said that my experience in the past with kvm and my latest
> testing with 5.5 and KVM I can say that KVM has made great strides with
> the virtio drivers for the disk and nic, my latest vm's that I am using
> with those drivers are very snappy and so far I am very pleased.....I'm

I will try and get a machine up with centos dom0 and do some metrics.

- KB