Ok, so it’s been awhile since I put up the last part. So long that I actually ended up looking at some other hypervisor options, and still ended up going with Proxmox. I’ve also made it slightly more robust by running two host machines in a cluster configuration. I not running many virtual machines right now, but the ones that I do run are mostly OpenVZ containers from TurnkeyLinux.org, which Proxmox has a built-in integration to download templates straight from them. There are also other OpenVZ templates from Proxmox for a few standard linux server OSes, but the Turnkey Linux ones seem better at being kept up to date. Below the fold is a short list of what I’m currently running and a few that I plan on setting up at some point.
- Turnkey MySQL Server
- Turnkey Revision Control Server
- Turnkey Jenkins Server
- Turnkey Core running Plex Media Server
- Turnkey Observium Server
Plan to/Might Install
- Turnkey Roundup or Bugzilla
- Turnkey Tracks
- Turnkey ownCloud – Might not use this if I switch my NAS over to OpenMediaVault
- Turnkey Dokuwiki – I had an issue with this one before not updating correctly or having issues with plugins. I might try their MediaWiki one instead.
- Turnkey OpenVPN – I’m a little hesitant on running something more security oriented from a template like this.
As you can see the virtual servers can quickly add up. I’ve also setup a Debian install on my desktop to run Ansible to manage the server updates and other tasks as well, but that’s another post that’ll probably wait a few years and some change.