With virtualization one of the hot topics the past couple of years, people are scrambling to find new and innovative ways to virtualize their applications and get the most speed and best bang for their buck. This talk will be focusing on one of the lesser talked about types of virtualization and, using OpenVZ as an example, show some of the advantages and disadvantages to using these technologies over VMWare, KVM, or Xen. Note: Code will be provided to help people easily setup a testing environment of their own. It is suggested that you bring a machine with an Ubuntu 8.04 VM already built if you would like to play along.
Steven McGrath is the owner and lead administrator for CUGNet, a small, barebones VPS provider in the Chicagoland area. With a focus on open-source technologies, he has designed and built the CUGNet environment by tying together various tools and products with Python and MySQL. For more information, visit his personal blog at http://chigeek.com
IIT Rice Campus Room 103 201 East Loop Road Wheaton, IL 60187-8489Directions to IIT - Rice Campus in Wheaton
From the North or South: From I-355 (North-South Tollway), exit westbound at Rt.56/Butterfield Road and proceed west 3 1/2 miles on B utterfield Road to East Loop Road. Turn right onto East Loop Road (Phillip's 66 Gas Station on the corner); the campus will be on your right about a block north of Butterfield Road, behind Cozymel's and the new Chick-fil-A. Park in the Student parking lot behind the building. Room 103 is the first room inside the north enterance.
From the I-294 (Tri-State Tollway), take the I-88 (East-West Tollway) westbound and follow directions "From the East or West" below.
From the East or West: From I-88 (East-West Tollway), take the Naperville Road exit. At the traffic light, turn left onto Naperville Road and continue north for 1\275 miles to Rt. 56/Butterfield Road. Turn right onto Rt. 56/Butterfield Road and proceed 1/4 mile to the first traffic light (East Loop Road). Turn left on to East Loop Road, ( Phillip's 66 Gas station on the corner); the campus will be on your right about a block north of Butterfield Road, behind Cozymel's. Park in the Student parking lot behind the building.Room 103 is the first room inside the north enterance.
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