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Re: [Xen-users] who comes from kvm?

On Sun, Feb 13, 2011 at 7:08 PM, Steve Sapovits <steves06@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I think we can agree that KVM is not a traditional type 1 or type 2.
> We can probably also agree that the type 1/type 2 distinction in of
> itself doesn't matter if the platform does what you need it to do.

wholeheartedly agree.

in fact, i think the type 1 / type 2 is a very insignificant
distinction in any case.  some more easily virtualizable CPUs allow
for very efficient and powerful type2 VMs (MacOnLinux was _very_ nice
on PowerPC macs)

> Now you've got me thinking about playing with KVM again. ÂIt's been
> a few years ...

please don't think i'm advocating KVM over Xen.  the reasons to choose
one or the other (or something else) are very complex and
situation-specific.  said that, on workstations it's my first choice
(specially on Ubuntu, using libvirt-manager, setup is quick and


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