[Techtalk] Renting virtual appliances instead of VPSs?

chris chris.madrone at gmail.com
Thu Apr 12 17:12:09 UTC 2007

I'm pretty happy with VMware and the vmware server is free

You also might want to take a look at the vmware virtual appliance
marketplace http://www.vmware.com/vmtn/appliances/ 

This is the listing of web app virtual appliances


On Mon, 2007-04-09 at 19:43 -0700, Kelly Jones wrote:
> I rent several virtual private servers (VPSs). These are fun, but take
> a lot of work to setup right.
> Is there any place I can rent a virtual *appliance*? EG, a "virtual
> machine" (vmware/Virtuozzo image) pre-configured w/ a Apache/PHP
> and/or MySQL and/or tinydns and/or nagios, etc, etc?
> It might even be cool to get one nano-appliance configured w/ tinydns,
> another w/ MySQL, a third w/ Apache/PHP, etc and have them all talk to
> each other.

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