Re: VMware Workstation
on 23:50 Wed 02 Mar, email@example.com (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> Ed Morbius ask;
> Does anyone have actual or apparent performance comparisons between vbox
> and VMWare?
> Why would one chose one over the other?
> I would say VMWare's market share is in the Corporate environment,
This is company use, but we're a small enterprise.
My primary concern is reasonable performance & stability. I'll be
running a WinXP guest to access a couple of proprietary management tools
(one of which is, ironically, VMWare's ESXi manager), possibly CentOS
and/or RHEL periodically, under Debian.
> Either for the few features it has over VirtualBox
> or for the same reasons Red Hat or SUSE has dominating market share in
> Servers, Corporate Licensing and Support Packaging.
Frankly, it's dealing with license keys and kernel mods (this is a
custom build) that are putting me off VMWare. Assuming I can get the
images up (initial attempts so far result in an unbootable WinXP image
-- I'll post sundry details to an appropriate list later if I can't sort
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