HowtoForge: The Perfect Xen Setup For Debian And Ubuntu
Nov 15, 2005, 09:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Falko Timme)
[ Thanks to Falko
Timme for this link. ]
"This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to
install Xen (version 2) on a Debian Sarge (3.1) system. It should
apply to Ubuntu systems with little or no modifications.
"Xen lets you create guest operating systems (*nix operating
systems like Linux and FreeBSD), so called 'virtual machines' or
domUs, under a host operating system (dom0). Using Xen you can
separate your applications into different virtual machines that are
totally independent from each other (e.g. a virtual machine for a
mail server, a virtual machine for a high-traffic web site, another
virtual machine that serves your customers' web sites, a virtual
machine for DNS, etc.), but still use the same hardware..."