[CentOS-virt] Recommendations, please

Thu Jun 23 15:54:50 UTC 2011
Tom Bishop <bishoptf at gmail.com>

Russ if you have time can you elaborate more about why you are continuing to
go down the Xen path, I for one would love to hear the why's and what for.
I can understand the hardware requirements, and I know xen is generally
going to be faster but my small requirements have decided to start moving
things to KVM since that is the direction of the upstream...would welcome
your opinions if you have time available...Thanks in advance :)

On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 10:49 AM, R P Herrold <herrold at owlriver.com> wrote:

> On Thu, 23 Jun 2011, Alain Péan wrote:
> > I must say that the meaning of your message is not clear for me. What is
> > the difference for you between "The sources that will become CentOS 6",
> > and "CentOS proper" ? What do you have in mind ? Why "KVM may be
> excluded" ?
> for reasons out of scope here, CentOS 6 has not formally
> issued.  Thus I must speak of the 'sources that will become'
> CentOS 6, as there is no binary CentOS 6 yet
> That said, I have been running private rebuilds of '[t]he
> sources that will become CentOS 6' at a virtual and colo
> hosting facility for which I admin, http://www.pmman.com/
> As part of that work (related to KVM hardware minimum
> requirements, compatability with certain local libvirt based
> tools, and performance of KVM vs. xen), I and other techs have
> ..snip...
> -- Russ herrold
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