OpenVZ vs KVM.

Need help comparing OpenVZ and KVM based VPSes? Checkout our table below!

  KVM OpenVZ
Automatic / 1-Click OS installation Yes
[Operating System List]
Yes
[Operating System List]
Nested virtualization Yes No
Encrypted Full disk Volumes Yes No
Full Virtualization Yes No
FUSE Disk Mount Support Yes Yes
2nd Level Quotas Yes Yes1
IPTables support Yes Yes
Custom kernel support Yes No
Shared Kernel with Node No Yes (3.10.+)
Windows Support Yes No
BSD Support Yes No
Load custom ISO/CD-ROM Yes No
TUN/TAP & PPP support Yes Yes

Note:
1 Open ticket to enable second level quotas for OpenVZ. This is primarily required for cPanel account quotas.