[CentOS] Virtualization platform choice

Jure Pečar pegasus at nerv.eu.org
Sun Mar 27 22:19:16 UTC 2011

On Mon, 28 Mar 2011 00:10:45 +0200
Rudi Ahlers <Rudi at SoftDux.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Mar 27, 2011 at 11:50 PM, Eero Volotinen <eero.volotinen at iki.fi>
> wrote:
> >> I've deployed Virtuozzo for a large web hosting company and found it
> >> superior to vmware in about every aspect that mattered in a web hosting
> >> environment.
> >
> > Well.. eh. as you might know that virtuozzo/openvz does not provide
> > kernel isolation. Mainly this means than one kernel exploit can provide
> > full access to all openvz/virtuozzo containers.
> >

The same is true for solutions like vmware. Just google for all the "blue
pill" talks. It's a theoretical risk that is small enough to be irrelevant.

> ..... and one overloaded containter can take down the whole server as
> well.

That's simply FUD. 


Jure Pečar

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