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Re: [SLE] xen versu vmware
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2006 08:18:39 -0400
  • Message-id: <1146053919.4659.9.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, 2006-04-26 at 12:09 +0200, Joachim Schrod wrote:
> Jerry Feldman wrote:
> > On Tuesday 25 April 2006 9:26 am, Joachim Schrod wrote:
> >
> >> You're right; that's why I proposed to use Xen for servers. :-)
> >>
> >> It is quite clear that Xen is not a replacement for VMware. For example,
> >> I have roughly 20-30 VMware instances on my personal system (various
> >> customer environments, test installations of other operating systems,
> >> development/compile environments, test environments, etc.) But I have
> >> only two or three Xen servers; and none of them for interactive usage.
> >> Nevertheless, they are much more lightweight than VMware is.
> > Take a look at Virtual Iron. They are working with Xen.
> > http://www.virtualiron.com/
>
> Yes, that might be an interesting solution -- if they would give out more
> information. But at least they need to support Windows (announced for Sep 06,
> but surely some issues need to be shaken out), and also other operating systems
> like Solaris and BSDs.
>
> In addition, they should provide technical information and data sheets without
> the need to sign up with address and personal information. They are not
> established enough to play such silly games.

Then do what I did and enter false information, You will still get the
info.

--
Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998


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