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Can I update the kernel for my server
Posted by Raimundas S., Last modified by Vytautas K. on 14 April 2018 10:14 AM
The kernel for VPS services can not be upgraded as it is running on Virtuozzo platform with a shared kernel. Your VPS has the latest stable Linux kernel version for Virtuozzo platform.
In order to have full control over the server kernel we recommend choosing a Cloud Server, which are based on a KVM platform - http://www.host1plus.com/cloud-servers/

Why KVM based virtualization is more advanced than Virtuozzo you can read using below provided links:
* https://www.host1plus.com/blog/news/openvz-vs-kvm/
* https://support.host1plus.com/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/1341/0/what-is-the-difference-between-openvz--kvm

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