[CentOS-virt] performance differences between kvm/xen

Fri Oct 15 22:03:06 UTC 2010
Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org>

On 10/15/2010 10:56 PM, compdoc wrote:
> I think he's right. Run PostgreSQL on the centos host directly, rather than
> from within a guest. The vm guests could access the database over the
> virtual lan, so speed of access for guests on the same server wouldn't be an
> issue.

I don't understand why that would have an issue with Xen, quite a lot of 
hosting companies run mysql on the dom0's and let all the VM's hosted on 
the box access it over a socket.

- KB