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View Poll Results: Virtualization Application of the Year
Bochs 0 0%
Citrix XenServer 2 1.02%
KVM 33 16.84%
Linux-VServer 2 1.02%
OpenVZ 0 0%
Oracle VM 8 4.08%
Parallels Workstation 0 0%
QEMU 21 10.71%
VirtualBox 108 55.10%
VMware 16 8.16%
Xen 6 3.06%
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Old 12-28-2016, 01:24 PM   #1
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Virtualization Application of the Year


What is your VM of choice? Note that Containers were broken out into a dedicated category this year.

--jeremy
 
Old 12-28-2016, 01:33 PM   #2
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Oracle VM here, the only one I really have used, after VMware went paid, though I do still like that one too.
 
Old 12-28-2016, 04:23 PM   #3
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VirtualBox for me.
 
Old 01-05-2017, 07:43 AM   #4
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Note that Containers were broken out into a dedicated category this year.
Shouldn't OpenVZ be moved to Containers poll as well, seeing that LXC is there?
 
Old 01-05-2017, 08:05 AM   #5
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Virtualbox at home , because it is free.
VMWare at work, works great.
 
Old 01-05-2017, 10:51 AM   #6
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Shouldn't OpenVZ be moved to Containers poll as well, seeing that LXC is there?
OpenVZ is a difficult one to categorize, but I think it makes more sense in this category than in the container category (while it's container-based it's more of a virtualization solution).

--jeremy
 
Old 01-11-2017, 03:24 PM   #7
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While I find VMWare more stable, VirtualBox has come a long way, and you can't beat the price.

I currently deploy it at work.
 
Old 02-03-2017, 11:12 PM   #8
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I'm surprised the comments for this category have been pretty quiet. I wonder if this category bottoming on the list for most of the voting period will affect voting turnout compared to last year
 
Old 02-04-2017, 03:16 AM   #9
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I was happily using VMWare Workstation, until I got around to installing VirtualBox.

Now I'm running VirtualBox (5.1.10) on my 2 Slackware64 14.2 production servers,
my Windows 10 labtop and another Windows 10 labtop serving as local server-farm.
All guests on all VBox hosts are Slackware64 14.2 (about 20 all together).

VirtualBox get's my wote.
 
Old 02-04-2017, 07:46 AM   #10
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VirtualBox for me.
Yep same here, this will be the winner in this category, hands down!
 
Old 02-04-2017, 11:47 AM   #11
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Post Hard one to answer.

This was a hard one to answer to be honest. VirtualBox is a perfect parallel for VMWare at work for local VM's. Xen runs *everything* in my house and my work labs. VMWare is coming along for the Linux world and HorizonView opens up a lot of doors in a corporate environment for us Linux users who don't want to have to deal with VPN's and RDP...if you want something commericial. Our company runs VMWare on our Linux workstations and HorizonView and I'm very happy with how both perform in from Linux desktop, but accessibility to the community and community support in forums, message boards, etc will keep me in the VirtualBox camp for my daily use and Xen for servers.
 
Old 02-06-2017, 03:31 AM   #12
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Virtualbox at home , because it is free.
VMWare at work, works great.
I use these two, VirtualBox and VMWare Fusion, in Desktop environment. But on production environment I use VMWare Vcenter (ESXi 4.1 hosts) and "Motion" option is one of the most powerfull tools, for me, on production environments. Don't know if "Motion" exists on other Virtualization Platforms (Citryx, Hiper-V) but it's wonderfull. Our ESXi 4.1 hosts run Windows XP-7-8-10 clients and Linux (Ubuntu, CentOS, Debian) with no problem at all.

The only problem comes with compatibility of host's Hardware with some linux distros. Dell Hosts are wonderfull, they run all distros. But our Supermicro ESXi 4.1 host has some problems with PfSense virtualizaction, can not boot any PfSense nor FreeBSD nor CentOS. I must run this distro and FreeBSD on Dell hosts.
 
  


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