[CentOS-virt] Xen on CentOS 6.4

Mon May 27 04:37:42 UTC 2013
Sarah Newman <srn at prgmr.com>

On 05/26/2013 05:33 PM, Trey Dockendorf wrote:
> On May 26, 2013 6:52 PM, "Sarah Newman" <srn at prgmr.com <mailto:srn at prgmr.com>> wrote:
>  >
>  > On 05/26/2013 02:12 PM, John R. Dennison wrote:
>  > > http://dev.centos.org/centos/6/xen-c6
>  > >
>  > > Still in development and testing but it has a lot of momentum behind it.
>  >
>  > I saw packages for libvirt but not xcp-xapi.  Do you know if there are any plans to support xapi?
> The lines between Xen and KVM may become less clear in the future as the Linux Foundation has taken
> up Xen [1].
> As for Xen vs KVM now, I like the higher level tools built to use KVM, such as oVirt/RHEV as well as
> the integration of KVM management via Libvirt with tools like Foreman.  I've run some IO intense
> programs using KVM without issue and am able to use all stock EL packages to do so.

It's true that libvirt also supports KVM.  My question is about plans for the xcp-xapi toolstack, 
see http://wiki.xen.org/wiki/Choice_of_Toolstacks

In some higher-level tools libvirt is used for kvm only, for xen they only support xcp-xapi.

Regards, Sarah