I'm looking at porting and possibly consolidating multiple unix (HP-UX and Solaris) applications in order to reduce cost and simplify the environment, trouble is that I don't know much about it! Could anyone give me some words of wisdom on the following?
Is it advisable to place more than one app in a Linux instance or would it be best to keep them on different instances?
If you have multiple apps on the same instance how do (or can you) you control memory or CPU allocation other than using the nice command?
Can you run multiple instances of Linux in the same Intel box (other than using VMware or similar)? I know you can partition some midrange Unix boxes but that would defeat the purpose of the exercise.
I used to be a HP-UX administrator years ago but I've been away working on other things for the last six years or so...
I have written articles previously comparing SARDU and YUMI. I also included a couple of lines about Easy2boot (easy2boot.com). I have now been using, and enjoying easy2boot as my sole multiboot utility for some years and realize that it deserves …
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