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Re: [Xen-users] Advantages in using Xen for VPS platform

On Wed, Mar 17, 2010 at 10:40:35PM +0800, howard chen wrote:
> Hello,
> Given that most well known VPS providers such as Slicehost, Linode etc
> are all using Xen instead of other technologies such as KVM, what are
> the unique advantages in your opinion?
> Performance? Stability?

Xen has been around for much longer than KVM, and Xen is known to be very stable
(if you're running the correct/good versions).

Also Xen is a type 1 baremetal hypervisor, providing better security and 
than KVM.

KVM is a type 2 hosted hypervisor (loadable kernel module for Linux).

-- Pasi

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