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Re: OT: Xen

  • From: Chris Adams
  • Date: Mon Apr 03 09:05:33 2006

Once upon a time, Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer@nic.fr> said:
> On Sat, Apr 01, 2006 at 04:51:09PM -0600,
>  Chris Adams <cmadams@hiwaay.net> wrote 
>  a message of 17 lines which said:
> > unixshell.com claims more service (RAM, disk, monthly transfer) for less
> > per month:
> > 
> > http://www.unixshell.com/
> 
> Apparently, it is no based on Xen which you may find a good or a bad
> thing, depending on your requirments. (For instance, Unixshell's offer
> is limited to Linux, while Panix allows NetBSD.)

Both unixshell and Panix are using Xen.  Both have a limited set of OSes
they offer.  It looks like Panix includes some support, while unixshell
charges extra for support.

> Virtualization solutions are very different and comparing RAM and disk
> is not sufficient.

No, but for companies offering similar services (e.g. Fedora on Xen if
that is what you are looking for), that's a significant thing to note.
-- 
Chris Adams <cmadams@hiwaay.net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.