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From Andrei Mikhailovsky <and...@arhont.com>
Subject Re: XenServer
Date Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:03:54 GMT
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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