Re: How to package programs that make use of a database?
Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Fri, 5 Oct 2001, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> > Previously Martin Schulze wrote:
> > > They have a virtual machine per customer.
> > Virtual host generally, but virtual machine would be better indeed.
> An interesting idea. Putting my webhosting hat on, I'd be curious to know if
> companies have actually found a cost-effective way of creating and maintaining
> virtual machines for customers -- every time we've done the math, we've
> concluded the difference in cost between a virtual machine and a dedicated
> machine would be so small that it wasn't worth offering both solutions.
What's the cost of a small s/390 box these days?
> So over here, the answer is that customers who want absolute security need to
> pay for colocation.
Sure, same here. Those who don't want to pay, have to stick with a shared
Never trust an operating system you don't have source for!