[nycbug-talk] VPS solutions?

User Pete pete at nomadlogic.org
Thu Jul 23 08:11:45 EDT 2009

On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 09:24:58AM -0400, Matt Juszczak wrote:
> Hi all,
> I need to setup a few production VPS servers on a quad core beefy box.
> Seems like some options we have are OpenVZ, HyperVM, and Virtuozzo.  This 
> will be my first venture into the virtualization world, and I'm wondering 
> which option is better cost-wise (the latter isn't free), and FreeBSD-wise 
> (I'd like to run at least one or two FreeBSD instances).

I'd say that Xen may be your best bet atm.  i know this is what
rootbsd.net is using for their VPS offerings and it seems to work quite
well.  a close second for bsd systems would be sun's virtual-box imho.

virtual box will allow you to run freebsd as the hypervisor as well as a
"guest".  for xen i've heard good things about using netbsd as the



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