Seeking advice on virtualization
paul.g.webster at googlemail.com
Sun Aug 5 23:07:14 UTC 2018
In theory as ZFS works on both linux and BSD you could simply use vdevs and
snapshots for easy transport
On 5 August 2018 at 23:42, Tomasz Rola <rtomek at ceti.pl> wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 05, 2018 at 05:12:34PM -0400, Steven Friedrich wrote:
> > I am looking for advice on which virtualization to experiment with
> > first. What are the pros and cons of bhyve vs xen? I want to use
> > FreeBSD as a host and have maximum flexibility with guests (mostly
> > Linux distros).
> Right now I cannot give you pros and cons about specific solutions (I
> am sure someone else will), but I would advice that you keep using raw
> hard drive format.
> I.e. one where the layout of virtual drive is like what you would get
> by doing "cat </dev/harddr >someemulateddrive". This makes it easier
> when you decide to try another virtualisation / hypervisor. Or maybe
> even switch between back and forth (but, of course, not run two
> different hypervisors at the same time, on same machine - last time I
> checked such a stunt was not possible).
> Tomasz Rola
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