zfs-format-disk: Replace ZFS Disk on Proxmox server

2018-11-28 - by Patrik Dufresne

Proxmox VE provide really good support for ZFS. Right from the installation, we may install the OS on ZFS. Using the web interface, we may create filesystem or volume to be used by virtual machine. Virtual Machine snapshot make use of ZFS snapshot. It also support some feature that we have yet to...

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Proxmox VE: ZFS primarycache=all or metadata

2018-05-23 - by Patrik Dufresne

Awhile back, we benchmark our Proxmox infrastructure in various ways mainly to experiment and to get the maximum out of the hardware we had. We did write two articles on the subject to share our result and conclusion, but we did not take the time to share all our result. In an initiative to conti...

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Proxmox VE: RAW, QCOW2 or ZVOL?

2017-05-03 - by Patrik Dufresne

In our previous article, we compared the two virtualization technologies available in Proxmox; LXC and KVM. After analysis, we find that both technologies deliver good CPU performance, similar to the host. On the other hand, disc reading and writing performance are far from advantageous for KVM. ...

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Proxmox VE: Performance of KVM vs. LXC

2017-02-25 - by Patrik Dufresne

Since the company's inception in 2011, we have used a variety of virtualization technologies. These technologies' benefits are rather indisputable: cost reduction and ease of management (backup, migration, cloning, etc.) In fact, virtualization has become a must in the field of information techno...

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