Tag Archives: Virtualization

Debian Squeeze as an OpenZV Template

OpenVZ is used for Virtualization and is both light weight (minimal software on the host, guests have small footprints on the hard drive, and minimal use of RAM) and fast (native speed). Although I have been using Ubuntu as an … Continue reading

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Ubuntu 10.10 OpenVZ Templates

OpenVZ is used for Virtualization and is both light weight (minimal software on the host, guests have small footprints on the hard drive, and minimal use of RAM) and fast (native speed). I know there are some fans of Openvz … Continue reading

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How to improve resolution in KVM

Once again I found myself trying to “fix” something that has been bothering me for some time – the Resolution in KVM guests is sometimes poor, as low as 800×600. As it turns out, one can increase the resolution of … Continue reading

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Download Ubuntu 10.04 OpenVZ Templates

This is in follow up to my previous post on Ubuntu OpenVZ templates . I have made a set of Ubuntu 10.04 openvz templates available for download HERE . The templates *should* be compatible with the Proxmox Web Interface (thus … Continue reading

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Ubuntu 10.04 OpenVZ Templates

OpenVZ is used for Virtualization and is both light weight (minimal software on the host, guests have small footprints on the hard drive, and minimal use of RAM) and fast (native speed). I know there are some fans of Openvz … Continue reading

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Improve KVM performance

In this post I would like to share two tips I have found that greatly improve the performance of KVM guests. Both tips work with Linux guests, although only the second tip will work with windows or BSD guests. With … Continue reading

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KVM how to use encrypted images

KVM has a number of features that are not always obvious. I would like to show how to use encrypted hard drive images with KVM / QEMU . Encryption is only supported with the qcow format. This option is hinted … Continue reading

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LXC Configure Debian Containers

I have been taking Linux Containers for a spin and was advised on IRC that Debian was easier to configure then Ubuntu, so decided to give it a try. In this post I will demonstrate how to use Debian as … Continue reading

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LXC Configure Ubuntu Karmic Containers

This post is in follow up to my previous post on configuring Ubuntu Lucid (10.04) LXC containers and in this post I will show you how to configure an Ubuntu Karmic (9.10) LXC container. I will again use debootstrap to … Continue reading

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LXC Configure Ubuntu Lucid Containers

In this post I will demonstrate how to use Ubuntu 10.04 as a Linux Container. This post assumes you have configured your host, see my previous post if you need assistance configuring your host node. This post has been updated. … Continue reading

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