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Re: [Xen-users] QCOW - good choice?

To: Alexander Hoßdorf <xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] QCOW - good choice?
From: Stefan de Konink <skinkie@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2008 01:34:16 +0200
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Alexander Hoßdorf schreef:
I want to ask if anyone of you is familiar with QCOW and has used this with xen?

I've googled a bit about and could'nt really find out if it's a good choice or not. Has anyone experience with usage in xen and can say something about performance
and snapshot usability?

If you have the money to buy an extra machine, install OpenSolaris on it and set up a nice ZFS with iSCSI setup... your performance would probably be 10x better :)

If you don't have the money, it is the poor mans solution to use propriatary xen-qcow and achieve 3.0MB/s with a if=/dev/zero of=/swap :)


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