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From Andrija Panic <andrija.pa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: XenServer
Date Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:37:49 GMT
My vote also for KVM snapshooting - having all the nice fetaures, but
without basic virtualization stuff like snapshotting - it simply drives me
and our client nuts...

On 31 October 2014 10:03, Andrei Mikhailovsky <andrei@arhont.com> wrote:

> Is there a feature request for this support or should we open one? I would
> like to see this implemented for KVM.
>
> Andrei
> ----- Original Message -----
>
> > From: "Nux!" <nux@li.nux.ro>
> > To: users@cloudstack.apache.org
> > Sent: Thursday, 30 October, 2014 11:25:10 PM
> > Subject: Re: XenServer
>
> > Andrei, I am hopeful the next incarnation of XenServer will be much
> > better/modern, with support for CEPH, GlusterFS etc.
>
> > Re KVM snapshotting, KVM can do live snapshots of the volumes+memory
> > (you can do it with "virsh"), but ACS doesn't support it; forgot
> > why.
>
> > Lucian
>
> > --
> > Sent from the Delta quadrant using Borg technology!
>
> > Nux!
> > www.nux.ro
>
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Andrei Mikhailovsky" <andrei@arhont.com>
> > > To: users@cloudstack.apache.org
> > > Sent: Thursday, 30 October, 2014 21:24:06
> > > Subject: Re: XenServer
>
> > > 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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