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Old 01-11-2008, 11:59 AM   #1
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Virtualization Which distro? Vmware or Xen ?


I am trying to decide how to virtualize servers at work. I want to run a linux box for the server console, and use it to host windows servers ie (doman controller,wsus, network monitoring ect.) I am planing on an hp dl360 to start with 4 gig of ram.
1. What distro? Centos, debian, or slackware?
2. Xen or Vmware?


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Old 01-11-2008, 01:12 PM   #2
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I'd use CentOS 5 with Xen
 
Old 01-12-2008, 03:59 AM   #3
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Any of those combinations will work. There's no real benefit to Xen when running Window$ as guest, because paravisualization is gonna be off. I would recommend Debian or Slackware. And for VM, kvm is also decent if you want to try it.
 
  


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