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View Poll Results: Virtualization/Container Product of the Year
Citrix XenServer 3 0.89%
Docker 33 9.79%
KVM 32 9.50%
Linux-VServer 1 0.30%
LXC 12 3.56%
OpenVZ 3 0.89%
Oracle VM 8 2.37%
Parallels Workstation 1 0.30%
QEMU 30 8.90%
VirtualBox 166 49.26%
VMware 45 13.35%
Warden 0 0%
Xen 3 0.89%
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Old 01-15-2015, 02:41 PM   #16
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Thumbs up Virtualization/Container Product of the Year


Hats off, again, to Oracle's Virtual Box. It is 'brain-dead-easy' to use, and install new virtual machines.
 
Old 01-15-2015, 03:01 PM   #17
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I'd say DOSBox as it simply just works. But since it's not on the list my vote goes to VirtualBox.
DosBox is an emulator.

DosEmu would be closer to virtualization tech.
 
Old 01-15-2015, 03:13 PM   #18
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Hats off, again, to Oracle's Virtual Box. It is 'brain-dead-easy' to use, and install new virtual machines.
Amen brother! And it's also rock solid. I've used both VirtualBox and Vmware and I've come to loathe Vmware.
 
Old 01-15-2015, 04:31 PM   #19
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DosBox is an emulator.

DosEmu would be closer to virtualization tech.
So is QEMU. Virtualization doesn't need to include hardware virtualization.
 
Old 01-29-2015, 01:38 PM   #20
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VMware for me ... but VirtualBox is a very nice tool to have around.
 
Old 01-30-2015, 11:02 AM   #21
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VMWare @ work
VirtualBox @ home
 
Old 02-01-2015, 12:46 AM   #22
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Of the choices above, it's got to be Docker. Even though I think it's pretty over hyped.
 
Old 02-01-2015, 01:53 AM   #23
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Of the choices above, it's got to be Docker. Even though I think it's pretty over hyped.
Over hyped? I had never heard of it.
 
Old 02-02-2015, 02:56 PM   #24
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Virtualbox! It's a dream to use.
 
Old 02-02-2015, 09:23 PM   #25
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Favorite Virtulization Software

I've used many virtualization products including VMWare, Virtualbox, XEN, KVM, and QEMU. I prefer QEMU due to its wide range of options. QEMU works great on any Linux machine. It makes virtualization quick and easy supporting just about any OS and many networking options. SPICE allows VMs to be managed remotely. QEMU can even run guests using KVM. I can't ask for anything more.
 
Old 02-02-2015, 10:58 PM   #26
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Qemu, of course. But then I am biased as the qemu slackbuilds.org maintainer...
 
Old 02-03-2015, 02:17 AM   #27
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Why is ProxMox not on the list? It sure beats many of the others listed.
 
Old 02-03-2015, 09:34 AM   #28
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Why is ProxMox not on the list? It sure beats many of the others listed.
ProxMox is based on OpenVZ and KVM, which are both listed.

--jeremy
 
Old 02-03-2015, 01:59 PM   #29
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I use mostly VirtualBox.
 
  


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