OpenVZ VS Xen

OpenVZ VS XEN

As you probably noticed, the majority of VPS hosting providers offer you a choice of tariff plans differing in technical characteristics, as well as virtualization technology. As for the latter  parameter, in most cases we are talking about the two platforms – Xen and Open VZ. A user can clearly see that the Xen virtualization technology is usually 35-50% more expensive than OpenVZ. Why is that? Mostly, because of the resources distribution technology, and also because of some other differences that can explain the higher price. Continue reading