back to article AWS 'won' Xen-mess-inspired cloud reboot says Rightscale

The Xen bug that forced AWS, Rackspace and SoftLayer, among others, to reboot many of their servers appears to have gone off without a hitch, although Amazon customers report less downtime than other cloud users. So says cloud groomer Rightscale, which asked 449 folks how the cloud reboot went for them. Here's the headline …

  1. Nate Amsden

    us dear readers

    will continue to vmotion our VMs across hosts to patch the hosts with 0 downtime like many have been doing for over 10 years now.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Not a big fan of VMWare...

    These days at least. There was a time when they ruled...but alas no longer. I use KVM a lot or Xen. VMWare is great if you're you're GUI inclined. VMWare stomping on Vizioncore is what turned me off. vRanger used to be awesome.

    Depending on what it is im trying to achieve I have a reasonably moderate tendency to use AWS. Especially if the client is a tightwad. If you need more resources on AWS you dont have to get your begging bowl out. Just hammer the company CC some more and when accounts spot the increase simply justify it.

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