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Re: heterogeneous instance types



I think there is a lot of interest in having a container type vm next to a
fully virtualized vm. I see the distinction between services as needing
root vs non-root applications. Database, firewall, lb type services may
not need a fully virtualized vm.


On 4/1/11 10:38 AM, "Thierry Carrez" <thierry@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>Lorin Hochstein wrote:
>> We didn't have this use case in mind when we did our initial
>>implementation of heterogeneous instance types, but it's an interesting
>>idea and should be pretty straightforward to implement (says the guy at
>>ISI who probably contributed the least amount of code to the
>>heterogeneous implementation...).  Is there community interest in this
>>type of functionality?
>>From my (limited) point of view, there is a lot of value for a provider
>to being able to offer a choice between container-type "light" VMs
>(through LXC) and virtualized-type "full" VMs (through KVM), in the same
>Thierry Carrez (ttx)
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