OpenVZ VS KVM – Comparing Virtualizations

FlipperHost wants to help you understand which virtualization best suits your hosting needs.

FlipperHost has two different types of virtualization available, OpenVZ and KVM. Both types of virtualization have distinct
advantages and disadvantages.

When to Use
OpenVZ Virtualization?

Use OpenVZ if you want the lowest price for a VPS. OpenVZ is a
good entry level into VPS hosting.

Via our SolusVM Control Panel, you can easily
install the OS of your choice.

When to Use
KVM Virtualization?

Use KVM if you are as business or your project is for a business.
KVM is capable of full encryption of stored data.

KVM has independent kernels for each VPS. With an
independent kernel you can a wider selection of operating systems.

Comparing Virtualizations

OpenVZ vs. KVM

  • Cost
  • Installation Simplicity
  • Smallest Footprint
  • Full-Disk Encryption
  • OS Selection
  • Kernel
  • Docker Support
  • Reliability
  • Security

OpenVZ

  • Lowest Cost
  • -
  • Linux
  • OpenVZ 2.6.32
  • Partial
  • Medium
  • Medium

KVM

  • Affordable
  • -
  • Linux, Windows, BSD
  • Any
  • High
  • High

OpenVZ VPS

At FlipperHost's Powered by OpenVZ VPS! Flipper Host customers have the ability to easily access and maintain their VPS via SolusVM Control Panel (reboots, shutdowns, OS installations and more) All within one click, which is provided for completely free of any charges by FlipperHost to all its VPS customers.

FlipperHost only utilizes enterprise grade servers, powered by high speed 10,000 RPM SAS drives running in Hardware RAID-10 offering the highest level of I/O output possible; with added data protection! Each node FlipperHost operates has the latest server technology, HyperThreading enabled for more power per core and no less than 96GB DDR3 ECC RAM; Proudly, ensuring your VPS constantly has access to our enterprise infrastructure.

KVM VPS

At FlipperHost's Powered by KVM VPS! Flipper Host customers have the ability to easily access and maintain their VPS via SolusVM Control Panel (reboots, shutdowns, OS installations and more) All within one click, which is provided for completely free of any charges by FlipperHost to all its VPS customers.

FlipperHost only utilizes enterprise grade servers, powered by high speed 10,000 RPM SAS drives running in Hardware RAID-10 offering the highest level of I/O output possible; with added data protection! Each node FlipperHost operates has the latest server technology, HyperThreading enabled for more power per core and no less than 96GB DDR3 ECC RAM; Proudly, ensuring your VPS constantly has access to our enterprise infrastructure.

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