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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] Virtualizing OBS worker build environment with OpenVZ or LXC
  • From: Adrian Schröter <adrian@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2011 13:36:36 +0200
  • Message-id: <5195706.bb4sy3GiR5@scherben>
Am Dienstag, 29. März 2011, 14:10:38 schrieb Ville.Seppanen@xxxxxxxxx:

Is there any work being done for OpenVZ, LXC or other OS-level virtualization
support for the build
environment in OBS?

I am doing my Master's thesis on extending OBS to the cloud. Seeing that
Amazon Web Services uses Xen for
virtualization (and thus does not support Xen/KVM inside it), and that building
without a sandboxed environment
is not safe, OpenVZ and LXC would seem promising. There's also much talk about
using these technologies in AWS,
so I would see it possible.

We support XEN, KVM and LXC atm. Check the sources here :

However, amazon EC2 is not support because the XEN support requires
currently control over the Dom0

Best Regards,
Ville Seppänen
Tieto Corporation

Adrian Schroeter
SUSE Linux Products GmbH
email: adrian@xxxxxxx

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