[CentOS] Centos under (vmware vs KVM)

Wed May 4 10:04:44 UTC 2011
Jim Wildman <jim at rossberry.com>

On Wed, 4 May 2011, carlopmart wrote:

> On 05/04/2011 10:58 AM, przemolicc at poczta.fm wrote:
>> Hello,
>> we are using several centos servers under Vmware. We are having more
>> and more requests for server space for each business application (let assume
>> that these business requests are for different type of services:
>> databases, web apps, application servers etc.
>> I wonder which solution is better:
>> 1. new CentOS under vmware (having several CentOS servers under Vmware)
>> or
>> 2. new CentOS under KVM under existing CentOS (having a few CentOS servers with several KVMs in each)
>> Each approach has some advantages and disadvantages.
>> Can you share your thoughts about it ?
> What vmware version do you use: server, esxi?? What type of applications
> do you run under these vms??

How mature is your organization? 
How big will this get?

Jim Wildman, CISSP, RHCE       jim at rossberry.com http://www.rossberry.net
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