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Date:      Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:07:18 +1100 (AEDT)
From:      Peter Ross <>
To:        Craig Rodrigues <>
Subject:   Re: RFC: Enabling VIMAGE in GENERIC
Message-ID:  <alpine.LRH.2.11.1411191400490.4767@linux-vic-05.vv.fda>

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On Sun, 16 Nov 2014, Craig Rodrigues wrote:

>  (4)  Not everyone uses bhyve.  FreeBSD jails are an excellent virtualization
>        platform for FreeBSD.  Jails are still very popular and
>        performant.  VIMAGE makes jails even better by allowing per-jail
>        network stacks.

I am using jails and VIMAGE for ca. 4 years, btw.

On the other side of the fence (see Linux) containers became quite popular with 
Docker and are also used for process management and separation (systemd e.g.)

Just to add this as a motivation for using jails and possibly VIMAGE, from a 
sysadmin perspective.


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