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Re: [Xen-users] XEN infrastructure setup question

On Sat, Jul 30, 2011 at 1:39 AM, Abilash Praveen [Consign IT Private
Limited] <abilash@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 1) How many VMs can I run?

unanswerable, as it totally depends on your needs.  the box is on the
smallish side, however.

> 2) How do I go about LVM and also use RAID 1?

do a RAID, then set it as a PV, create a VG, then split on your LVs

> 3) How do I backup VMs (snapshots?)

install backup clients on the VMs

> 4) I am also looking at Eucalyptus for future offering. My understanding is
> that with Eucalyptus, I can group different bare metals into a single cloud
> - i.e, 2 x quad core process, 2 x 8 GB RAM will now become a 2 quad core
> with 16 GB RAM cloud and the VMs can be installed into this cloud. Please
> correct me if I'm wrong.

'cloud' isn't a magic word.  Eucalyptus just simplifies management and
resource allocation.  Each VM still reside on a single box, but if
done correctly you don't have to care exactly which.


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