More KVM performance thanks to an optimized disk configuration

Complete

Author(s):

KVM has many ways to map virtual disks on the host system. The appropriate choice of disk format has an effect not only on the speed of I/O operations but also on snapshots and backups.

Most virtualization systems present virtual hard disks to the guest as ordinary IDE, SCSI, or SATA drives. For the guest, it thus looks as if they have access to a normal hard disk. But, in fact, the virtualization system must emulate the IDE, SCSI, or SATA bus whenever data access occurs. On the virtual machine, an appropriate driver takes care of data access.

Read full article as PDF:

Price $2.95

Related content

comments powered by Disqus

Direct Download

Read full article as PDF:

Price $2.95

News

njobs Europe
What:
Where:
Country:
Njobs Netherlands Njobs Deutschland Njobs United Kingdom Njobs Italia Njobs France Njobs Espana Njobs Poland
Njobs Austria Njobs Denmark Njobs Belgium Njobs Czech Republic Njobs Mexico Njobs India Njobs Colombia