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    Do your VMs reboot this quickly?

    KVM under Debian Squeeze with a RAID 10 on SSDs

    YouTube - Windows 2008 VM on Debian Squeeze

    Related Ars thread: KVM virtualization: jump on in, the water's fine - Ars Technica OpenForum

    Going to have to play with this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pete View Post
    Do your VMs reboot this quickly?
    Not quite - I have a Windows Server 2003 VM running under KVM (on Debian Lenny) on a RAID 1 software RAID array. I'm still not sure if I quite get the idea of what KVM does that Xen doesn't - my other home server runs Debian Squeeze and Xen, and on there I can separatly mount VM disk images as working file systems. KVM seems to treat disk volumes differently, I can't simply mount a KVM file system outside a VM. My second server doesn't need hardware virtualisation support, either, which makes for a very cheap and low power-consumption device.

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    Not that fast, but pretty rapid.

    The virtual machine in the video probably has nothing installed to slow it down.

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    The fact its running off SSDs as well will be helping that speed!

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    Ssd = great YouTube reboot videos.

    Butuz

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    Bring on the Vertex 3s!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrbios View Post
    Bring on the Vertex 3s!!
    Got a Vertex 3 on the way from Dabs the moment they get one Going to use it in my desktop PC at work which I reguarly run VirtualBox on - can't wait!

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