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Comment Re:Trying to make your mark, eh? (Score 1) 264

Except that it not supported in a clustered environment by anyone. Even RHEL lists it as a tech preview. Not to say that each of those items isn't great, but as someone who has spent the last month implementing a RHEL VM host cluster, KVM just ain't ready for primetime. Xen while it really does have it's bad points, does work great though.

Comment Re:About time (Score 2, Informative) 261

Actually, just about any server now days has power management turned on by default, (and in the case of HP's c class blades almost impossible to turn off). If they reduce the load by 30%, assuming that they were running near peak capacity I could easily see them cutting their power bill by 25%, if not more due to cooling expenses.

Comment Re:EXT4 in Clusters? (Score 1) 161

Why would you cluster local disks? If one dies you lose the data on the disk, defeating the point of a cluster. If you want to share the data between the two, there are lots of different types of software that will keep it in sync, however since it's a pretty stupid idea it's not built into any of the standard clusters management tools.

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