[CentOS] Stop the FUD Xen is not deprecated
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Wed Nov 26 14:59:04 UTC 2008
> Cathrow cautioned, however, that although Red Hat will
> continue to develop new features for both platforms, it
> "might not make sense" to incorporate all the latest
> enhancements in Xen, he said.
... Redhat are not the only people working on Xen and the Linux kernel...
> "Xen's been a great solution, but KVM offers more
> innovation and faster features," Cathrow said.
> "Technology moves forward, and KVM is the future."
I agree. However KVM isnt here yet, does not work that well and does not
have anywhere near the momentum / userbase that Xen has today. So while
I totally agree KVM is quite cool, I am not giving up on my Xen installs
quite yet. Besides, who knows what the future holds :D there might even
be something to top KVM, like a hypervisor in the bios of the machine...
hey, isnt that where this started from in the first place!
And keep in mind that you cant even install KVM in a stable supported
setup today. A situation that is looking quite unlikely to change for a
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