1. Joe Botha

    Advice for memory optimisation / overcommit

    Hi I imagine some VPS hosting companies have ways to sell more memory than their servers actually have. How do they do this? Any advice for making the most of your server memory? A few ideas so far: * Use containers rather than VMs - pretty obvious * Make sure KSM (Kernel Samepage Merging) is...
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    Q: LVM_Thin and restore 'bigger' VM

    Hi, I have question / curious if anyone has insight/comment. - doing a P2V migration of a physical host > proxmox; using a temporary staging host to facilitate the transfer. - Stage host and clobber old host - was done with ISO / stock install proxmox host 7.latest - OldHost is supermicro...
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    ZFS and overcommitted resources

    I've successfully built a Debian 9 host with Proxmox and ZFS. My understanding is that with the availability of resource sharing (e.g., "balloon" memory) it is common to overcommit resources. In other words, on a machine with 64GB, with several VMs running the same OS, I might be able to get...
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    Windows 10, anybody has done it?

    I need to virtualize several dozen Windows 10 Pro boxes, does anybody know if the Virtio drivers do work and also how does the memory sharing works? I need to show 16G RAM per box, but naturally, I want to use only what is needed so I may overcommit.
  5. S

    Memory Overcommit

    Hello there, I have two questions. When VM is starting, is there some way to allocate full memory which is assigned to VM on node? If not, is there any option to disable memory overcommitment? I'd be very grateful for any response. Thank you!


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