Tag Archives: kvm

Apply VirtIO for KVM over KVM (Day 2)

I talked w/ David Ke Zhu @ dev team and confirmed that VirtIO is a mandatory plugin driver to apply in order to improve the IO performance of disk + network. HSLT depends on this driver. (Thanks to David). Good … Continue reading

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Apply VirtIO for KVM over KVM (Day 1)

We received a complaint regarding KVM performance issue today. Customer reports the performance is poor when copying files from native bare- metal Windows box to Windows 2003 VM created over KVM on CentOS 5.5 host box. Searching @ RHEL KVM … Continue reading

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Decided to Switch KVM

Choosing a hypervisor in #Cloud projects always costs me time, between Xen & Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM). After an interesting discussion with one of Cloud Computing architect @ IBM, we get a deal – use KVM for future #Cloud implement. … Continue reading

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Enable VT @ BIOS

One of my customer asked me how to reuse the old fashioned PC in their Cloud. The question leads to “How to enable VT @ BIOS?”. I wrote the following message to my customer: Go to BIOS setting, then “Enable” … Continue reading

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