[OpenIndiana-discuss] Interest in OpenIndiana VPS host?
magnus at yonderway.com
Sat Sep 8 01:50:21 UTC 2012
On Sep 7, 2012, at 9:19 PM, Adam Del Vecchio wrote:
> Would there be any interest in an Xen VPS host that provided OpenIndiana as an option for installation on the server?
Hello Adam. This is a very interesting question that I was just discussing with someone else recently.
If I were to lease a virtualized Illumos environment from anyone, I'd probably prefer to lease a zone than something fully virtualized in Xen (for performance reasons). The trouble is, the market is a race to the bottom (price wise) so it's hard to compete when there are so many providers offering Linux for $10 or less per month with plenty of resources for a small server.
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