[CentOS] Re: Equivalent to Solaris Zones?

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Mon Sep 24 19:19:21 UTC 2007

Scott Silva wrote:
> Andy Harrison spake the following on 9/24/2007 11:57 AM:
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>> I just wondered if there was an equivalent to Solaris Zones available
>> for Linux.  Not necessarily a full blown separate operating system
>> like vmware, but more like chroot on steroids...
> There are quite a few similar products, but from what I read about 
> Solaris Zones, it is more like Zen or VMWare that just chroot.

Zones uses one system-wide Solaris kernel, its only userspace and 
devices and such that are virtualized.  It does create per zone network 
devices, as well as security.

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