[CentOS] Xen stack scheme

Simon Matter simon.matter at invoca.ch
Fri Mar 4 08:52:27 UTC 2011

> I need to restructure my server farm from tower PC:s to a minimal amount
> of 1U rack servers. I am going to rely on xen virtualization, as KVM
> seems not to be very mature yet.
> My current problem is the mail server, which uses a lot of CPU and I/O.
> A dedicated machine would be the best option. But would there be any
> sense in this:
> - run the mail server in xen dom0 (to get full native performance)
> - append a couple of light-weight servers as domU:s (like name server)

I don't know if it's recommended that way but at least it works fine.


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