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A virtual appliance primer

Posted by: Anonymous [ip:] on June 18, 2008 05:31 PM
In many cases, the issue that the vendors are trying to solve with Virtual Appliances is that of ease of installation. For that, things like BitNami (, which runs natively and does not have the virtual appliance overhead, may be a better choice. Example apps include Drupal, Joomla and Dokuwiki. You certainly do not want to run a full VM just to run an instance of Dokuwiki!


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