[Openstack] Suggestion for lab environment

Christian Berendt berendt at b1-systems.de
Mon Oct 20 13:13:47 UTC 2014

On 10/20/2014 02:54 PM, Md. Maruful Hassan wrote:
> I was actually running Virtualbox on top of Linux host. Sorry I should
> have mentioned that. 
> When I started reading various docs relating to Openstack found lot of
> people building lab
> env on it. Also, it was the quickest to start with as I already had few
> VMs running on it. But
> now I understand (thanks to you for the pointers relating to various
> components of VBox) the
> setup of VBos wasn't probably the best one. 

VirtualBox is not a bad choice when using lightweight guests on it, for
example CirrOS (http://download.cirros-cloud.net/). But of course you do
not want to use Windows or a full blown Linux on top of QEMU.

Maybe you could try KVM with Nested Virtualization.



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