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Virtualization Technologies Compared

March 15th, 2012 (Guest Blogger)Leave a comment
Virtualization Technologies Compared

I doesn’t matter if you are new to VPS hosting, virtualization technology or if you have been working with these technologies for awhile, choosing the best virtualization solution for your hosted environment can be tricky. In this article we will discuss two of the most prevalent technologies available for VPS hosting: Xen and OpenVZ. While both of these are open-source server virtualization packages, often found in VPS hosting and enterprise-level environments, there are some big differences between the two. The purpose here will be to help you find the best fit for your hosting environment and the… View full post »

Cloud Computing vs. Virtualization

April 23rd, 2010 Leave a comment 6 comments
Cloud Computing vs. Virtualization

Cloud computing and Virtualization are both technologies that were developed to maximize the use of computing resources while reducing the cost of those resources. They are also mentioned frequently when discussing high availability and redundancy. While it is not uncommon to hear people discuss them interchangeably; they are very different approaches to solving the problem of maximizing the use of available resources. They differ in many ways and that also leads to some important considerations when selecting between the two. Virtualization: More Servers on the Same Hardware It used to be that if you needed more computing power for… View full post »