[Gllug] Bits of virtualisation
Richard W.M. Jones
rich at annexia.org
Tue Jan 3 19:38:09 UTC 2012
On Sat, Dec 31, 2011 at 09:18:15PM +1300, David L Neil wrote:
> >>>Yes, i would recommend using KVM instead of virtualbox.
> >>Um, David said that the course was distributing stuff as VirtualBox disk
> >>images. Recommending KVM is... not terribly helpful in this case.
> >It might be more helpful with something like this:
> Thanks for this. I was a little surprised that the article didn't
> mention OVF - but then maybe I show my IBM-ish educational bias...
OVF and VMDK are a kind of conspiracy from VMware to seem open while
producing a standard so complex that there is no practical benefit to
using it. They are the virt world equivalent of Microsoft's Office XML.
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