[atlas] Atlas probe - virtual appliance?
Colin Johnston colinj at mx5.org.uk
Wed Jun 19 11:53:02 CEST 2013
Virtual firewalls work great with VMware and cost effective as well, 90% cost saving Colin Sent from my iPhone On 19 Jun 2013, at 10:47, Nigel Titley <nigel.titley at easynet.com> wrote: > But virtual appliances are generally pretty bad at network monitoring. > > Nigel > -----Original Message----- > From: ripe-atlas-bounces at ripe.net [mailto:ripe-atlas-bounces at ripe.net] On Behalf Of Daniel Suchy > Sent: 18 June 2013 19:07 > To: ripe-atlas at ripe.net > Subject: [atlas] Atlas probe - virtual appliance? > > Hello, > maybe should be interesting providing RIPE Atlas probe as an virtual appliance (VMWare, XEN, VirtualBox etc). Handling will be much easier and deployment cheaper (as no extra hardware will be required to run new probe). > > Virtual apliance should be still managed by RIPE NCC (like current hardware probes) in terms of upgrades and so on. > > I think this may be interesting to consider. > > With regards, > Daniel >