ProxMox: The High-Performance Virtualization Server for the Rest of Us
Jun 24, 2008, 22:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jason Perlow)
[ Thanks to Jason
Perlow for this link. ]
"What sounds like a cross between a Ferengi mating practice and
an OREO cookie clone, but is actually the latest and greatest in
Open Source turnkey virtualization servers? It's the ProxMox
Virtual Environment, a new open source project that has been flying
under the hypervisor radar, but may pose a serious challenge to the
established leaders such as VMWare ESX, Citrix XenServer and
Microsoft's fledgling Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V, if it manages to
get past its weird name and establishes critical mass.
"ProxMox isn't anything new, at least in terms of the technology
it packages together--the Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM) hypervisor
and OpenVZ virtual containers..."