1.2. Differences between Virtuozzo and OpenVZ

OpenVZ is a free, open-source virtualization solution available under GNU GPL. OpenVZ is the base for Virtuozzo, the commercial solution that builds on OpenVZ and offers additional benefits to customers.

Compared to OpenVZ, Virtuozzo has the following extra features and differences:

  • container and virtual machine backups,
  • software-defined storage,
  • ReadyKernel,
  • additional memory policies for vcmmd,
  • technical support,
  • different installer,
  • different default package set.