Tag Archives: paravirtulization

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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Xen versus VMware

Source: http://searchservervirtualization.techtarget.com/… Author: Bernard Golden … Even though VMware and Xen both provide an enterprise-focused server virtualization product, Xen’s approach to implementing virtualization has made for some challenges. VMware bases its product on hardware emulation, in which VMware provides a … Continue reading

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