[Mongrel] [Slightly OT] Do you use virtualization in production ?

JDL jamesludlow at gmail.com
Wed Oct 4 11:14:11 EDT 2006

On 10/3/06, Ezra Zygmuntowicz <ez at brainspl.at> wrote:
> Hey Joe-
> On Oct 3, 2006, at 6:29 PM, Joe Ruby wrote:
> > Hey Ezra,
> >
> > What other gains do you get with virtualizing?
> >
> > Also, would Xen/virtualizing make these easier?
> > - restoring root compromised servers
> Yup, you can take snapshots of a VM and restore back to that point in
> time without a fuss. Of course you have to set this up and its up to
> you how often you take snapshots is up to you.
> > - transferring everything from an old to new server --
> Yup its pretty much just a few command lines to move a VM from one
> physical box to another physical box *while its running*

OK, I'll take this a bit further off topic.  Ezra, do you plan to
cover Xen in Rails Deployment?

Also, the blurb on the Pragmatic site indicates that the book is going
to focus on lighttpd.  Is that still the case, or is the description

-- James

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