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Re: [Xen-users] KVM vs XEN source

On 08/08/2011 04:09 PM, Scott Damron wrote:
> You mention Amazon as using XEN like it is some off the shelf XEN
> install.  It is definitely not.  The same goes for 3Tera/CA.  Sure, they
> use XEN, but that stuff is no where NEAR the stock XEN software.  When
> people pimp the fact that Amazon or some other large institution uses
> XEN, it makes everyone believe that they can have a setup like those
> mentioned above with little to no effort.  Please justify that type of
> comment when you make them.
> Thanks!

Xen is the hypervisor... Amazon's EC2 is far, far more than simple domUs
on a pile of dom0s, obviously. I should hope that fact is self-evident.
What makes Amazon what they are is their management infrastructure and
user-facing tools, which have nothing really to do with Xen at all.

I don't think a disclaimer is needed, personally, but clarification
never hurts.

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