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OpenVZ vs CentOS 5.1 OS Virtualization [message #25395] Sat, 22 December 2007 01:08 Go to next message
netspk1083 is currently offline  netspk1083
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I'm a newbie at Virtualization and need a bit of information to fully consider the options we are considering for an internal server virtualization project. On one side, we could use the Virtualization component of CentOS 5.1 itself, or we could use centOS 5.1 but use OpenVZ ofr virtualization. My question is, what are the major differences (if any) between the two options.

Re: OpenVZ vs CentOS 5.1 OS Virtualization [message #25399 is a reply to message #25395] Sat, 22 December 2007 10:43 Go to previous message
kir is currently offline  kir
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"CentOS virtualization" should be Xen. For Xen vs. OpenVZ comparison, see this report from HP labs (short summary here).

For the conceptual difference between Xen and OpenVZ approach, see

Kir Kolyshkin
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