On Wed, Nov 04, 2015 at 10:52:54AM -0800, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
On 11/4/2015 10:48 AM, Vivek Goyal wrote:
>>So basically export a thin snapshot directly into tiny vm as container
>>rootfs? This is to allow writable rootfs? But this will also have the
>>issue of caching in each VM for same image. Am I missing something.
>Well, we have this issue present even without VM. With namespced
>containers also we have duplication of page cache on host for every
>thin snaphost, so doing that duplication per vm does not lead to worse
>results as compared to what we have today.
VMs have a chance to be a bit better due to KSM ;-)
Good point. KSM should be able to reduce some of that duplication.