[ale] [OT] Monster PC < $500
greg.freemyer at gmail.com
Wed Oct 29 22:42:51 EDT 2008
On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 8:03 PM, Chris Fowler
<cfowler at outpostsentinel.com> wrote:
> Shane McKinley wrote:
>> After all it only takes about 50MB of RAM (at most) to run a base
>> linux system. I am sure if you used a minimal distro you could achieve
>> levels similar to ESX after running the VMware server software.....
>> So the only disadvantage is that it isn't turn key and maybe somewhat
>> more insecure.
> What do mean by not "turn key" and "more insecure"?
I'm pretty sure he is saying that ESX is a custom built Linux Distro
that has the VMware support built in automatically. ie. It is a
turnkey VMware distro.
Further the ESX distro has been tuned to be highly secure. Anything
you build yourself, may or may not be as secure.
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