[svlug] VPS/VDS

mark weisler mark.weisler at comcast.net
Sat Mar 4 16:02:00 PST 2006


Karsten M. Self wrote:

>on Fri, Mar 03, 2006 at 02:28:50PM -0800, Sargun Dhillon (xbmodder at gmail.com) wrote:
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>>I am starting up a VPS/VDS company. I would really like to know what you
>>guys like in a VPS? 
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>A definition of the term.
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snip...
VPS=Virtual Private Server
VDS=Virtual Dedicated Server
User Mode Linux (UML) is one way of provisioning a VPS. It partitions a 
Linux system into, typically, 4 to 40 virtual machines.
More at http://user-mode-linux.sourceforge.net/uses.html
including a list of VPS providers.
(It's very much like my old IBM VM environment.)
Very interesting stuff.
Mark




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