[CentOS-virt] new to xen - got questions, please

Wed Jun 16 19:40:48 UTC 2010
Drew <drew.kay at gmail.com>

>  If I were restricted to the older machine, I'd explore using VMWare.
> The bare metal version should be comparable to XEN performance, but the
> free version is restricted as far as the number (3?) of virtual machines
> that can be run.  It'll virtualize MS Windows guests on older hardware.

The free ESXi can virtualize more then three guests. The limitations
imposed on the free license revolve more around advanced capabilities
within the suite. Things like vMotion (automatic guest migration
between hosts), High Availability, etc are disabled.


Down at the bottom you'll find the edition comparatives.


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