Chapter 10. Installing and Configuring the Virtual Datacenter Using oVirt

Until now we have been trying to learn virtualization using a single system or two. What if your environment has grown big? Or if your management has decided to virtualize most of your physical systems, for efficiency and hence reduce costs?

You are now staring at hundreds of virtual machines scattered around multiple KVM hypervisors. Your head is filled with questions. How am I going to monitor and manage the vast pool of virtual machines? What about resource allocation? How will I make sure that high availability works for my clusters? What if a hypervisor goes down? Will I be able to manage everything using virsh, virt-manager, and kimchi? Then somebody says it is time ...

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