What hypervisor do you use and why?

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Do you use VMware, Hyper-V, or another hypervisor (e.g. Citrix XenServer)? What factors are most important to you when choosing one over the other (or multiple)?

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vmware and citrix are both great softwares however i would use the OVM, oracle virtual machine it can do all what a man need in a virtual setup(Vmotion, HA, DR, ect..) its solid its mature and its free….

VMware (HA, Fault Tolerance, Virtualization Security Proucts, vCenter, Request Manager and Orchestrator Workflow management)

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  • Denny Cherry
    I use what ever my clients are using, but I prefer VMware. I feel that it's a thinner host OS, and VMware has been ahead of Microsoft for years in the feature set list. Microsoft will be a lot closer when they release Hyper-V v3 as a part of Windows 8, but that's a long time coming.
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  • Ben Rubenstein
    [...] VMware vs. Hyper-V: Brubensteintt asks what members prefer, and MrDenny shares his two cents. Which do you [...]
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  • Jceb3167
    I made a very basic comparison that may be useful to you:
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  • Jceb3167
    http://www.opttic.com/free-hypervisor-comparison
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