[CentOS] KVM Host Disk Performance

Wed Apr 6 09:25:14 UTC 2011
Jussi Hirvi <greenspot at greenspot.fi>

On 5.4.2011 21.49, compdoc wrote:
> For reasons of speed and ease of maintenance and backups, what I've settled
> on is: a small separate drive for the host to boot from, a small separate
> drive for the guest OSes (I like using qcow2 on WD Raptors), and then a
> large array on a raid controller for storage which the guests and host can
> share access to.

Aren't the guests and host then competing for that large array? How is 
this arrangement better than other setups, for example having the host & 
each guest (with their associated data) each on their own disk, or 

- Jussi

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