[mythtv-users] Mythbacked on ESXi 5.0

Phill Edwards philledwards at gmail.com
Mon Oct 24 11:18:44 UTC 2011

> I am trying to comprehend the advantages of such a set up but I am not
> getting convinced. One could just run Mythtv (front and backend) on a
> physical box. Running more than just backend VMs or multiple backends
> on the same physical box could be one. Could you explain the other
> advantages please?

Backups. The only servers that get backed up in my house are the ones
I've virtualised because it's easy to add a new one to the central
backup script, whereas I can't be bothered stuffing about trying to
back up individual machines with their own little vagaries.

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