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You can now vote for your favorite products of 2009. This is your chance to be heard! Voting ends on February 9th.

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View Poll Results: Virtualization Product of the Year
VirtualBox 354 67.43%
Xen 29 5.52%
VMware 80 15.24%
OpenVZ 7 1.33%
Parallels Workstation 3 0.57%
QEMU 17 3.24%
KVM 35 6.67%
Oracle VM 0 0%
VServer 0 0%
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Old 01-07-2010, 04:00 PM   #1
jeremy
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Virtualization Product of the Year


What is your VM of choice?

--jeremy
 
Old 01-08-2010, 04:00 AM   #2
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Xen
 
Old 01-08-2010, 05:26 AM   #3
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How can we vote ?
 
Old 01-08-2010, 06:47 AM   #4
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VirtualBox.
 
Old 01-08-2010, 06:49 AM   #5
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And yet another vote for VirtualBox (on a closed poll). Is this intentional jeremy? Just to list the choices?

Kind regards,

Eric
 
Old 01-08-2010, 06:59 AM   #6
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http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...awards-780623/

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Originally Posted by Jeremy
I am going to post the nominees now, to give members a couples days to post feedback. This will allow additions and modifications to be made before the voting commences.
Traditionally, Jeremy does this. We get the chance to see the nominees and to suggest changes before voting actually opens.
 
Old 01-08-2010, 07:03 AM   #7
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Hi XavierP,

Thanks for pointing that out. So I'm a preliminary voter and will have to come back to vote again. Sorry for the inconvenience but since I've only been member since May 2009 I've never had the pleasure to participate in these polls.

Kind regards,

Eric
 
Old 01-08-2010, 07:08 AM   #8
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It will probably be reiterated in the community bulletin as well... I'm pretty sure that this comes up each year - the joys of a rapidly expanding community
 
Old 01-08-2010, 12:51 PM   #9
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VirtualBox, no doubt! Light as always!
 
Old 01-08-2010, 02:25 PM   #10
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VirtualBox FTW! I'ts free, it's easy to use, and you can even use it on dated hardware w/o too much trouble (I'm on a P4 people...a P4!)
 
Old 01-10-2010, 06:22 AM   #11
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VirtualBox. "Nuff said...
 
Old 01-10-2010, 12:25 PM   #12
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Just wondering if it's true that qemu and kvm merged?

Saw this on the Gentoo wiki a little while back.

Regards,

Alunduil
 
Old 01-11-2010, 10:45 AM   #13
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VirtualBox is really nice (and I'm using it heavily at home) but I'm seeing Xen take off like mad at work.
 
Old 01-12-2010, 11:58 PM   #14
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I like VirtualBox because it has the look, feel and power of a project that people are paid money to create, but is yet open source.

VirtualBox #1!
 
Old 01-13-2010, 10:02 PM   #15
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