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'''Virtuozzo''' is [http://www.odin.com/ Odin] virtualization and automation solution built on top of OpenVZ. Virtuozzo provides improvements and additional functionality in the areas of density, management tools, recovery, and other areas. Specific benefits of Virtuozzo compared to OpenVZ can be found below:
 
  
== Main benefits ==
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'''OpenVZ''' 7.0 is a virtualization and automation solution built on top of OpenVZ components. OpenVZ 7 provides improvements and additional functionality in the areas of density, management tools, recovery, etc. Specific benefits of OpenVZ compared to other virtualization solutions can be found in [[Comparison|this article]].
  
* Ability to create Virtual Machines.
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: In addition to Containers, one can create full-scale VMs using build-in Odin Hypervisor. Both Containers and Virtual Machines are managed by the same tools in a uniform way.
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Virtuozzo is built on top of OpenVZ technologies but provides more features, services, and support.
  
* Parallels Cloud Storage.
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: A resilient and robust way to unify all your local nodes storage into a single highly available SAN-grade distributed storage system.
 
  
* Higher container density.
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: PCS provides efficient memory and file sharing mechanisms (VZFS or pfcache) enabling higher container density and better performance of containers.
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OpenVZ consists from open components and includes:
  
* Unified management tools for CTs and VMs
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: PCS ships with number of management, monitoring, troubleshooting, and administration tools significantly reducing management, administration, and deployment costs. Specific tools include:
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* [[Download/kernel/rhel7|RHEL7 kernel]], RHEL7-based kernel, a Linux kernel with patches that implements OpenVZ kernel functionality.
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* [[CRIU|Checkpoint/Restore In Userspace]], or CRIU, is a software tool for Linux that enables you to freeze a running application (or a part of it) and checkpoint it to a hard drive as a collection of files. You can then use the files to restore and run the application from the point it was frozen at.
: <li> [http://www.odin.com/support/virtualization-suite/pva Odin Virtual Automation]</li>
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* [[QEMU]]/KVM
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* [[P.Haul]] is the project on top of CRIU that implements the live migration usage scenario.
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* [[LibVirt]] - API to manage virtual machines as well as containers
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* [[Libprlsdk|Virtuozzo SDK]] is our own API to manage virtual machines and containers with Python bindings.
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* and [[:Category:Sub-projects | other components]]
  
* Support and maintenance.
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:Virtuozzo is a commercial product supported and maintained by Odin with options for 24×7 phone support and guarantees on maintenance schedules.
 
  
* Advanced recovery, monitoring, and back-up tools.
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[https://download.openvz.org/virtuozzo/releases/7.0/x86_64/iso/ Download] installation ISO image, burn image to DVD and boot your
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computer from this DVD. Follow installation steps and get installed OpenVZ. Follow steps in article [[Upgrade script from OpenVZ to Virtuozzo 7|migrate containers from OpenVZ]] if you want to upgrade to the next version.
  
* Physical-to-Virtual (P2V) and Virtual-to-Physical (V2P) migration tools.
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: Those tools allow easy conversion of existing physical machines into a container (and vice-versa) facilitating the adoption of virtualized infrastructure.
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* [[Roadmap]]
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* [[Releases]]
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* [https://docs.openvz.org/ OpenVZ 7 documentation]
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* [https://src.openvz.org/projects/OVZ OpenVZ 7 source code]
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* [[Comparison]] of different virtualisation solutions
  
* Common client-server XML-based management API.
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: API allows easily integration of Virtuozzo into existing management infrastructure and development of additional management and monitoring modules.
 
  
* Traffic accounting tools.
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: These tools enable bandwidth management and control for individual containers and provide additional security mechanisms for containers running on the same host.
 
 
 
== Other benefits of Virtuozzo ==
 
 
 
* Integration with [http://www.odin.com/products/plesk/ Odin Plesk] solution.
 
* Discounts on Plesk licenses.
 
* Name-based hosting (no need for public IP for each container).
 
* Easy to use installation utility.
 
 
 
== External links ==
 
* [http://www.odin.com Odin]
 
* [http://www.odin.com/products/virtuozzo/ Virtuozzo]
 
* [http://www.odin.com/products/plesk/ Plesk Control Panel]
 
* [http://www.odin.com/support/virtualization-suite/pva/ Odin Virtual Automation]
 

Latest revision as of 10:51, 25 July 2016

<translate> OpenVZ 7.0 is a virtualization and automation solution built on top of OpenVZ components. OpenVZ 7 provides improvements and additional functionality in the areas of density, management tools, recovery, etc. Specific benefits of OpenVZ compared to other virtualization solutions can be found in this article.

Virtuozzo is built on top of OpenVZ technologies but provides more features, services, and support.

Components

OpenVZ consists from open components and includes:

  • RHEL7 kernel, RHEL7-based kernel, a Linux kernel with patches that implements OpenVZ kernel functionality.
  • Checkpoint/Restore In Userspace, or CRIU, is a software tool for Linux that enables you to freeze a running application (or a part of it) and checkpoint it to a hard drive as a collection of files. You can then use the files to restore and run the application from the point it was frozen at.
  • QEMU/KVM
  • P.Haul is the project on top of CRIU that implements the live migration usage scenario.
  • LibVirt - API to manage virtual machines as well as containers
  • Virtuozzo SDK is our own API to manage virtual machines and containers with Python bindings.
  • and other components

Download

Download installation ISO image, burn image to DVD and boot your computer from this DVD. Follow installation steps and get installed OpenVZ. Follow steps in article migrate containers from OpenVZ if you want to upgrade to the next version.

See also

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