Posts Tagged ‘ubuntu’

Today I am revisiting my previous post on Openvswitch on Ubuntu 12.04.  Things have changed since then.  Previously Openvswitch was relatively new and as such the userland tools (with libvirt being the one I use) didn’t support it yet, so while you could have used Openvswitch by executing the kvm processes for each VM manually.  […]

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012 at 06:00 | 46 comments

In my initial work with Oracle VM, I have run into a few fringe cases, which are not well documented, but actually have rather simple solutions.  This one actually cropped up over the weekend for me.  Over the weekend I decided to rebuild my company-issued laptop with Ubuntu Linux (12.04 amd64) to be specific.  I […]

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 at 06:00 | Comments Off
Categories: How To, Linux, Oracle VM

UPDATE: October 29, 2012 This article doesn’t work on Ubuntu 12.10, to use Ubuntu 12.10 please refer to my new article here. Openvswitch is a better way of managing your virtual networking stacks for KVM and Xen.  This can be used instead of the bridge-utils package, and has the ability to use VLANs, LACP, QoS, […]

Monday, March 26th, 2012 at 06:00 | 35 comments

Just about every IT environment has some sort of remotely managed environment which requires that they have SSH open to the Internet.  Perhaps this is a VPS, dedicated server, or colocation.  Regardless of your reason, the fact is that there is just some times where you need to have SSH open to the internet. However […]

Thursday, February 16th, 2012 at 06:00 | Comments Off
Categories: How To, Linux, Solaris

Everyday I learn something new about Linux-KVM, this is why I love this platform.  Today we are going to talk about Live Migration.  The kicker?  Shared storage not required.  Now please keep in mind that just because shared storage is not required, doesn’t mean there is not a benefit to it.  Shared storage will accelerate […]

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 at 08:00 | 7 comments
Categories: How To, Linux-KVM
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