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View Poll Results: Virtualization Product of the Year
KVM 72 16.55%
Linux-VServer 1 0.23%
OpenVZ 4 0.92%
Oracle VM 5 1.15%
Parallels Workstation 2 0.46%
QEMU 36 8.28%
VirtualBox 234 53.79%
VMware 64 14.71%
Xen 17 3.91%
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Old 12-26-2012, 08:21 AM   #16
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I've been a VMware fan but this year I've only used VirtualBox and their 4.2 release was just awesome. Works like a champ. No less than a first grade product.

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Old 01-02-2013, 03:11 PM   #17
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gnome boxes

gnome boxes please.
 
Old 01-02-2013, 11:50 PM   #18
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I am using KVM, Parallels, VMware, Virtual Box, but I will vote VMWare.


But where is RHEV ???

---------- Post added 01-03-13 at 11:21 AM ----------

Have anyone used the VT-d functionality of Intel processors in any virtual systems ??
 
Old 01-03-2013, 12:39 AM   #19
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I read source code of xen and kvm. They are my favorite
 
Old 01-03-2013, 11:45 PM   #20
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el5 with xen and el6 with kvm ,
el6 with kvm look much much better
 
Old 01-16-2013, 07:30 PM   #21
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VirtualBox hands down for me.
 
Old 01-21-2013, 02:58 AM   #22
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What is the difference between Oracle VM and VirtualBox?

VirtualBox is a VM software owned by Oracle!
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Old 01-21-2013, 10:45 AM   #23
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Oracle VM is based on Xen and is in no way related to VirtualBox, which Oracle obtained via the Sun acquisition (and was originally an innotek product).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oracle_VM

--jeremy
 
Old 01-23-2013, 05:36 AM   #24
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I voted for qemu, because it's more versatile than the rest, can emulate more architectures. VirtualBox is OK for x86 and x86_64, though.
 
Old 01-26-2013, 11:20 PM   #25
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I changed from VMWare to VirtualBox a while back - haven't needed anything else ever since
 
Old 01-28-2013, 08:35 PM   #26
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Openstack should be on this list
 
Old 01-31-2013, 06:36 PM   #27
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I voted for QEMU.
 
Old 01-31-2013, 08:48 PM   #28
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no DOSBox, if it counts? I might have voted for something else, anyway, but it is kind of nice... and what about AQEMU?
 
Old 02-01-2013, 12:37 AM   #29
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^ I think AQEMU didn't have to be a separate option because it's just a GUI front-end to QEMU. Just my opinion.

Regards.
 
Old 02-01-2013, 01:03 AM   #30
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AQEMU is a front end to both QEMU and KVM (and maybe more)... but I see your point.
 
  


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