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Hypervisor quick comparison

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VMware vs Citrix vs Hyper-V

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Hypervisor quick comparison

  1. 1. VMWARE - Easier to setup, established product, works with most OSs - Is owned by EMC (1 storage vendor) and has plenty of development resources - Constantly improves, has an established upgrade process - Just works, seems to be very flexible and is ready for production environment - Has relationships with many organizations where they continue to improve (features and benefits) especially when it comes to networking (virtual networking - able to control the packets ability to traverse the network using an application) - Storage virtualization has improved along with giving vendors the ability to develop API's to work with their solution - Has integrated with Powershell to allow for automated VM management - Does not work with Nvidia GPUs, but they are in the works - Faster ESXi server setup, integrated LDAP (AD) tools, VC management interface, very easy to install
  2. 2. CITRIX - Easy to setup, continues to establish capabilities, works with most OSs - Found that it is easy to setup an ISO file from a CIFS share, no need to upload into datastore (like that of Vmware) - Has an established upgrade policy - Complex powershell automation configuration - Faster VDI implementation, but for large organizations, costs seem to be the an issue because of the much needed hardware - Works with Nvidia GPUs - Easier Network bonding and implementation - Status view of the XenServer gives real-time stats, none really found on Vmware ESXi server (they have the capability found on VMware Operations Manager but not on the ESXi server itself)
  3. 3. HYPER-V - Easy to install and configure - Not really an established technology, found some glitches with Windows 2008 but they have worked out a lot of the problems with 2012 - Does not work with all OS, had problems with Linux and Unix (Mint, Solaris, Xubuntu, etc) - Cluster configuration, complex - Network configuration needs more development work, they need to work at bonding the NICs - Cluster configuration only works with ISCSI protocols

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