building a list of KVM workloads
douglas.m.stanley at gmail.com
Fri Sep 9 19:20:12 UTC 2011
On Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 10:03 AM, Serge E. Hallyn
<serge.hallyn at canonical.com> wrote:
> At UDS it was decided we should compile a list of VM workloads we are
> interested in, define their characteristics, measure the impact of
> various tunables (drive types, caching, KSM, etc), and put out a list
> of recommendations based upon those.
> Myself, I mostly use KVM for testing (so, cache=none, etc). A start
> to a list might be:
> bug reproduction/distro-installer test (cache=none, throwaway)
> guest desktop (kiosk)
> apache server?
> compute-intensive (UEC/openstack based distcc node?)
> What would your list be?
I think the shorter list would be of items I don't use VM's for :) and
that would be pretty much an empty list!
I guess the only thing I don't use vm's for...is running vm's...seriously.
I think you should have some items on the list that have stigma
attached...like "oh you can never run a db server as a vm". Bull!
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