Proxmox Server Solutions GmbH headquartered in Vienna, Austria announced to have released the version 3.4 of Proxmox Virtual Environment, an open source virtualization management solution that leverages KVM technologies. Proxmox joined on 2014 the non-profit technology institution: Linux Foundation, supporting the development of Linux and open sources companies.
Proxmox Virtual Environment’s new version integrates ZFS file system, a ZFS storage plug-in, hotplug and NUMA support (non-uniform memory access), all based on Debian Wheezy 7.8. Among the highlights of the new version, there is the new plugging feature for virtual machines which allows to install or replace virtual hard disks, network cards or USB devices while the virtual server is running.
Martin Maurer, CEO of Proxmox Server Solutions, said:
ZFS in Proxmox VE 3.4 is absolutely powerful, users can replace cost intense hardware raid cards by moderate CPU and memory load, and it’s combined with easy management.” Maurer summarizes “By using ZFS, our users can achieve maximum enterprise features with low budget hardware – but they should not forget to add a SSD for a fast cache (L2ARC and ZIL).