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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 0/8] Domain Groups: Introduction

  • To: Chris <hap10@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: Keir Fraser <Keir.Fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2007 22:56:49 +0000
  • Delivery-date: Tue, 20 Feb 2007 14:56:03 -0800
  • List-id: Xen developer discussion <xen-devel.lists.xensource.com>
  • Thread-index: AcdVQmckpeZw/ME1Edu/OwAWy6hiGQ==
  • Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 0/8] Domain Groups: Introduction

On 20/2/07 19:55, "Chris" <hap10@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On the purely practical side, we believe group migration will be an
> attractive tool allowing system administrators to move groups of domains
> between machines.  Live migration is also supported.  For usage we
> envision, for example, a group of interdependent database, web, and mail
> servers, where migrating these domains as a group has obvious
> operational advantages.  Also, for hosting service providers, it seems
> useful to group domains belonging to a specific customer.

I think we need to decide whether the benefits of supporting this concept
down to the hypervisor make it worth adding significant extra management
code at ring 0.

 -- Keir

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