From: Gregory (Grisha) Trubetskoy (grisha_at_ispol.com)
Date: Sun 26 Jun 2005 - 02:46:25 BST
On Sat, 25 Jun 2005, Ehab Heikal wrote:
> Xen allows different Operating systems to run on the same server, now
> only linux and I think freebsd. Vserver only allows linux. The uppoint
> of vserver is that the kernel is shared wich means lower memory
> footprint. I think unification also reduces needed memory.
I'd say the key advantage of vserver is the ability to access what's
inside the vserver from the host. With xen you cannot see what's inside a
virtual machine from the host, nor can you access its files, which makes
it very difficult to administer efficiently.
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