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From: Eje Gustafsson (macahan_at_fament.com)
Date: Mon 01 Sep 2003 - 03:59:23 BST

Uhm. I do see the point. Virtual server webhosting. A decent way to
limit their disk space consumption at the same time avoid waste of
space. When a "simple" webhosting account can easily use up 500-1000MB
of data which 90% is the same data across all servers. Unify to simplify
updates and save space 10 vservers might save 9 gig of space easily.

However one thing I personally see as more important is the ability to
restrict memory usage and cpu resource usage.

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JB> Herbert Poetzl wrote:
>> To Potential Testers!
>> updated the Context Quota Stuff to cq0.06 (and 2.4.22)
>> and added a per context Disk Limit dl0.02 to enable
>> virtual disk limits per context (per quota hash) ...

JB> i'm not really sure i understand why you and others spend so much time JB> on the quota stuff. Because even if you install alot of services inside JB> a vserver, i doubt that you'll use more than a max a GB, and proberly JB> half. The stuff that takes up space is content, and that can NOT be JB> shared across vservers. (personaly i use one LV from the LVM system JB> for each vserver).

JB> I would imagien that the stuff that limits how many vservers you can run JB> on a single system is memory, though perhaps the new 64bit computers JB> will change that, but then maybe cpu is the problem. How many vservers JB> can you run at a production system anyway? 10? 100? 1000?

JB> JonB

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