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Xen Virtualization by Prabhakar Chaganti

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Chapter 8. Migration

In this chapter we will discuss the migration of domains from one server to another. You can use two different techniques to migrate a domain. You can save a copy of the domain and then restore the domain on a different server, or you can migrate a domain while it is running, causing minimal service interruption.

We will use the following ways to migrate a domain:

  • Save and restore a domain
  • Live migration

Migration Requirements

The following are the setup and network requirements for migration:

  • Both the source host and destination host must be running Xen and the xend daemon.
  • The destination host must have enough disk space, memory capacity, and resources to run the domain after the migration.
  • The source host and destination host ...

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