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You can now vote for your favorite products of 2007. This is your chance to be heard! Voting ends February 21st.

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View Poll Results: Virtualization Product of the Year
VMware 249 37.11%
Xen 47 7.00%
Parallels Workstation 5 0.75%
OpenVZ 5 0.75%
VirtualBox 279 41.58%
QEMU 61 9.09%
KVM 25 3.73%
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Old 12-31-2007, 03:46 PM   #1
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Virtualization Product of the Year


A new poll this year.

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Old 12-31-2007, 05:22 PM   #2
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My vote goes to KVM which isn't on the list.

http://aplawrence.com/Linux/kvm_virtualization.html

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Old 12-31-2007, 05:28 PM   #3
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Old 12-31-2007, 05:44 PM   #4
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I'd like to vote, but the poll is closed (as are any others). I presume you's open them once the New Year in the US has started? In Europe and Asia it's already Jan 1.
 
Old 12-31-2007, 05:50 PM   #5
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As the announcement mentions, voting does not open for a few days.

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Old 12-31-2007, 07:52 PM   #6
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I missed the announcement, sorry!
 
Old 12-31-2007, 07:57 PM   #7
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Should really rename KVM to "Kernel-based Virtual Machine" so it doesn't cause confusion with the more known term KVM, Keyboard, Video, Mouse switch..
 
Old 12-31-2007, 08:47 PM   #8
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My vote is for VMware, that is now free, and if your CPU doesn't support VT, stil you are able to run guest OS...
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Old 01-01-2008, 06:05 AM   #9
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What about BrandZ ?
http://www.opensolaris.org/os/commun...randz_lae_faq/
 
Old 01-01-2008, 08:27 AM   #10
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BrandZ seems a bit too Solaris specific to be included.

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Old 01-01-2008, 12:30 PM   #11
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BrandZ indeed requires an underlying Solaris kernel but virtualizes Linux distributions at the O/S level. Very similar to OpenVZ which is in the list.
 
Old 01-01-2008, 08:17 PM   #12
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OpenVZ is built on Linux though, so is much more appropriate for this site.

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Old 01-02-2008, 12:24 PM   #13
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For me VirtualBox works very fine. my vote is for this one, and it's free.
 
Old 01-04-2008, 07:43 PM   #14
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Thumbs up I concurr

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For me VirtualBox works very fine. my vote is for this one, and it's free.
I would have to agree with that. I tried a few, and found this product quite reliable, great online and e-tech support / forums.
 
Old 01-05-2008, 04:56 PM   #15
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VirtualBox for me too.
 
  


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