Xen for Human Beings

Erast Benson erast at gnusolaris.org
Wed Apr 26 19:59:46 BST 2006


> On 4/26/06, Erast Benson <erast at gnusolaris.org> wrote:
>
>> ... and Linux-based distributions
>> with minimal performance loss (5-10%), which is way more efficient than
>> Xen/VMware/etc..
>
>
> vmware and xen don't use the same techniques, and vmware's performance
> overhead is considerably higher:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xen_(virtual_machine_monitor)#Comparison_with_other_Virtual_Machine_Managers_.28VMMs.29

Correct. Xen != UML != VMware != BrandZ

I tried them all and I would sort them in this way (top - best performance):

BrandZ
Xen
UML
VMware




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