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Old 12-08-2007, 08:14 AM   #1
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which virtual machine is faster ?

which virtual machine is faster ?

vmware ?
player ? server ? workstation ?

virtualbox ?
Old 12-08-2007, 08:28 AM   #2
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It almost certainly depends on your hardware. Try it and see.
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What are you gonna be running on that VM, and what are you gonna be running that VM on ?

In general, I would recommend Xen with paravirtualization if you have an x86 system (will not be enabled if guest OS does not have modified kernel, i.e. for M$ Window$). If you have SMP, do not use virtualbox or vmware player, because they don't support SMP. If these don't work for you, then try vmware ... or others.

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They all run about the same speed, it just depends on your hardware
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On the new processors with embedded virtualization support kvm will be fastest virtual machine (exept paravirtualizaton technology, which needs the hosted system to be modified to work with).


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