Migration of OpenVZ Container to KVM Guest

This is a short tutorial how to migrate an OpenVZ container to a KVM Guest. Some ideas have been taken from other tutorials1) https://www.pither.com/simon/blog/2011/09/20/convert-an-openvz-vm-to-kvm 2) http://blog.smile.fr/Migrate-your-openvz-containers-to-kvm-openstack , the other half has been extracted from grml-debootstrap which can generate a KVM guest by using debootstrap. Update 2016/09/20: with some minor fixes and one missing command (copy […]

Moving to KVM

Since our beloved OpenVZ virutalisation technology is not moving in a direction we are comfortable with, we are currently evaluation several virtualisation technologies. One the the possible options is KVM. This is not a full tutorial about KVM, there are many good tutorials already, e.g. 1)https://www.lisenet.com/2016/getting-started-with-kvm-on-debian-jessie/ or 2)http://linuxnewbieguide.org/?p=1993 or 3)http://xmodulo.com/use-kvm-command-line-debian-ubuntu.html or 4)http://wiki.libvirt.org/page/UbuntuKVMWalkthrough or 5)http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/how-to-install-kvm-on-ubuntu-linux-14-04/, this […]