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Re: NetBSD on Amazon EC2

On 4 November 2017 at 13:40, Chavdar Ivanov <> wrote:
> Please check the following thread:

There may be an additional wrinkle with AWS moving from XEN to KVM for
some instances

"AWS has revealed it has created a new hypervisor based on KVM, not
the Xen hypervisor on which it has relied for years. The new
hypervisor was unveiled as a virtual footnote in news of new EC2
instances powered by Intel's Skylake Xeons. AWS's FAQ about the new
instances notes "C5 instances use a new EC2 hypervisor that is based
on core KVM technology.""

As an aside I've had a couple of NetBSD xen instances at panix for a
decade or so - they've been very reliable...


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