[Lustre-discuss] Lustre and Xen

Andreas Dilger adilger at sun.com
Mon Oct 6 16:03:00 PDT 2008

On Oct 04, 2008  10:33 -0500, Daniel Ferber wrote:
> I have two questions:
> 1. On the OSS/OST side, can one run Lustre as a server on a system running a
> Xen kernel?
> 2. Conversely: is the lustre client compatible with Xen kernel machines?

Note that "work" and "perform well" are two completely different issues.
While CPU virtualization is quite efficient these days, IO virtualization
is not necessarily very fast at all.

Cheers, Andreas
Andreas Dilger
Sr. Staff Engineer, Lustre Group
Sun Microsystems of Canada, Inc.

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