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From Andrija Panic <andrija.pa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: XenServer
Date Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:11:56 GMT
+1 for that - KVM being nice and all that - but still missing complete
snapshoot capability - driving me nuts...

On 30 October 2014 22:24, Andrei Mikhailovsky <andrei@arhont.com> wrote:

> I would happily switch to XenServer once they will have ceph support. I do
> prefer XenServer and the feature list of ACS + XenServer is a bit better.
>
> It sucks not having proper snapshotting in KVM where one can create the
> whole vm snapshot (volumes + memory) very quickly without the need to
> bother snapshotting every volume and wait for ages.
>
> Andrei
> ----- Original Message -----
>
> > From: "motty cruz" <motty.cruz@gmail.com>
> > To: users@cloudstack.apache.org
> > Sent: Thursday, 30 October, 2014 8:43:32 PM
> > Subject: Re: XenServer
>
> > I am no expert by any means but my personal opinion, I really like
> > XenServer a lot better. I have a cluster of about 5 machines running
> > KVM,
> > ACS 4.3. I unable to do snapshot, migrating VMs from one host to
> > another
> > takes a long time. I had a very bad experience with "Balloon driver",
> > I am
> > traumatize using KVM.
>
> > XenServer don't need to install cloudstack agent is already
> > integrated. I
> > am very happy with XenServer. I still need to work out a few
> > lingering
> > issues but thus far am a happy person.
>
> > Thanks,
> > -Motty
>
> > On Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at 1:15 PM, Andrei Mikhailovsky
> > <andrei@arhont.com>
> > wrote:
>
> > > I wold love to see the ability to do proper snapshotting on KVM.
> > > XenServer
> > > does it so much better!
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > >
> > > > From: "Vladimir Melnik" <v.melnik@uplink.ua>
> > > > To: users@cloudstack.apache.org
> > > > Sent: Thursday, 30 October, 2014 8:09:17 PM
> > > > Subject: RE: XenServer
> > >
> > > > Oh, thank you so much, folks, for your replies on this topic! Now
> > > > I
> > > > understand that I shouldn't migrate to XenServer, as I already
> > > > have
> > > > a bunch of hosts running KVM and it really won't be a good idea
> > > > to
> > > > bread such a zoo.
> > >
> > > > The only thing that makes me feel envy is an ability to change
> > > > configuration of a virtual machine without restarting it. As I
> > > > know,
> > > > KVM doesn't support it yet, am I right? Other XenServer features
> > > > don't seem to be so exciting to me :)
> > >
> > > > One more time - thanks to all who have helped me to decide not to
> > > > do
> > > > something that I would regret.
> > >
> > > > Best regards,
> > > > V.
> > >
>
> > --
> > Thanks for your support,
> > Motty
>



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