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Re: [Xen-users] Weird question about deploying xen vms to showcase and c

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Weird question about deploying xen vms to showcase and collaborate
From: Mark Williamson <mark.williamson@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2008 14:06:03 +0100
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Hi there Tim,

Have you looked at rpath?  http://www.rpath.com/corp/

Their rbuilder (http://www.rpath.com/rbuilder/) is designed to make it easy to 
build software appliances for a variety of VM platforms, including Xen.

Maybe something like this would suit?


On Tuesday 01 April 2008, William Heath wrote:
> Hello All,
> I am just nearing the momentous accomplishment of installing centos 5.1 on
> ubuntu feisty, I appreciate the help I got from people in the mailing list
> as well as those in the xen chat room.  One my question is I work on an
> opensource project called adempiere that I would like to make a xen vm
> appliance for.  I know that jailtime has had problems with their
> appliances, can anyone recommend a production/stable way to deploy a xen vm
> appliance that "will always work" or at least should always work?  I was
> thinking it would be great if there was like a live cd that could load the
> xen vm image after it loads up.  Any ideas/thoughts?  I know that amazon
> has their grid architecture that could allow people to buy a temp server to
> load the vm appliance on which is a possibility but I want to avoid
> charging people just to see the software.  Anyway, I would love to know
> some approaches to accomplish this goal.
> -Tim
> P.S.
> Xen rocks!

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