[RndTbl] Linux Jails

Bill Reid billreid at shaw.ca
Wed Nov 14 12:57:03 CST 2007

Tim Lavoie wrote:
>>>>>> "Bill" == Bill Reid <billreid at shaw.ca> writes:
>     Bill> I enjoyed Shawn's presentation tonight. For those who would
>     Bill> like to try out a Linux Jails equivalent see
>     Bill> http://openvz.org/
>     Bill> Unlike FreeBSD the OpenVZ kernel mods have not made it into
>     Bill> the mainstream Linux kernel. You have to get a kernel from
>     Bill> the OpenVZ site.
>     Bill> It is certainly not as easy to configure as Jails but there
>     Bill> are templates available for various Linux distros to make
>     Bill> the job easier.
> Hi Bill,
> How does OpenVZ compare with the Linux Vserver system? I had thought
> that was about the closest equivalent I'd seen, but hadn't really had
> a look at vz yet.
>   Cheers,
>   Tim

I have used OpenVZ but not Linux Vserver. At the time OpenVZ was a more mature 
product. I have seen good reports on both products.

Here is an interesting interview with the Linux Vserver project leader:


-- Bill

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