Chapter 6. DOMU MANAGEMENT: TOOLS AND FRONTENDS

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Most of the material in this book focuses on fairly low-level administrative tasks. We've got a couple of reasons for this focus: first, because we feel that it's better to understand what the GUI tools are doing before trusting them with your data,[34] and second, because the add-on tools are not fully developed.

However, the true benefit of Xen is that it allows you to do things with a virtual machine that you can't do—or can't do easily—with a simple collection of physical machines. The main advantage of the more advanced management tools is that they exploit Xen virtualization to improve flexibility. ...

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