The first stable OpenVZ release
Posted Dec 5, 2005 22:27 UTC (Mon) by madscientist
Parent article: The first stable OpenVZ release
This sounds useful if it's got significant performance benefits over other approaches. However, note that as a virtualization tool this model is not as powerful as Xen or UML: those virtualizations allow you to actually run a completely different kernel in your virtual system, which for many applications (including all the uses I currently have for virtualization personally6) is critically important. Unless I'm misunderstanding things, all the virtual environments in OpenVZ use the same kernel.
Of course there's no reason why Linux shouldn't have both capabilities (although it may not be worth it unless OpenVZ provides significant benefits over other approaches).
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