[CentOS] Virtualisation

Stephen Harris lists at spuddy.org
Thu Mar 1 17:39:06 UTC 2007

On Thu, Mar 01, 2007 at 12:24:59PM -0500, Ross S. W. Walker wrote:
> > [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Stephen Harris

> > I'm wondering what people recommend for virtual servers these days?
> > CentOS 4 with a vserver kernel?  Wait for CentOS 5 and use 
> > Xen?  VMware?
> > (Vmware is the heavy solution, but it does mean I could host a windows
> > session if I wanted to).  Or Solaris 10 and zones?

> If it is a home server why not a bare-bones FC6 Xen box running CentOS
> guests for mail, www, ssh?

Because I don't want to play "patch catchup" when FC6 is no longer
supported or have to rebuild to FC10 at some later point.  I want a stable
OS base that will have security patches available for a long time :-)



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