Hypervisors and you!

Jared Smith jaredsmith at jaredsmith.net
Fri Mar 15 12:51:20 MDT 2013


On Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 10:12 AM, Tod Hansmann <plug.org at todandlorna.com> wrote:
> - KVM isn't going to be a whole lot better with regards to management
> unless I use something on top of it.  My only OTHER issue with KVM is
> that it seems I will have to install a full OS of some sort, when I'd
> rather just have a bare metal Hypervisor.  Correct me if I'm wrong, I
> guess, but managing the thing is important, too.

That's where oVirt comes in -- it's a super-small appliance-style OS
built on top of KVM (based on Fedora and RHEL) which gives you an easy
interface to manage your hypervisor via a web interface, or via
libvirt.

You should definitely check it out at ovirt.org.

--
Jared Smith


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