OT: Best virtual machine server?

Julian Field MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Tue Nov 13 19:27:05 GMT 2007

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How do I backup a virtualiron system? I want to just do a dump to a USB 
hard disk; it's not perfect but better than nothing and this is just for 
my own use, it's not a full production-grade system.

Koopmann, Jan-Peter wrote:
>> If you need performance then Xen wins hands down. Never done the setup
>> myself (yet). But I have some customers who found it the best bang for
>> the buck and they all tried the various solutions.
> I could not agree more. We just migrated our entire server farm to
> Virtual Iron (http://www.virtualiron.com). Take a look at it. Their
> management solution simply rocks. Their XEN performance is outstanding.
> If you are ok with just one server and local discs, their single server
> edition will do and this one happens to be free. Give it a shot. You do
> need Intel or AMD VT hardware though!
> Regards,
>   JP


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