[CentOS] VMWare vs Parallels, and Zen

Mon Apr 9 20:46:26 UTC 2007
Luciano Miguel Ferreira Rocha <strange at nsk.no-ip.org>

On Mon, Apr 09, 2007 at 04:32:18PM -0400, Ross S. W. Walker wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: centos-bounces at centos.org 
> > [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Luciano 
> > Miguel Ferreira Rocha
> > Sent: Monday, April 09, 2007 4:26 PM
> > To: centos at centos.org
> > Subject: Re: [CentOS] VMWare vs Parallels, and Zen
> > 
> > On Mon, Apr 09, 2007 at 04:17:29PM -0400, Miark wrote:
> > > I've seen several references to running VMWare under CentOS, but
> > > does anybody know how well Parallels runs under CentOS?
> > 
> > Parallels is Mac only.
> There is a version of Parallels for Linux too.

Ah. The google add sent me directly to the mac version (and me a ppc),
with only a small url to the main page. :/

> I think the VMware workstation is more mature, but costs more $$$

Also, if I read the specs correctly, Parallels require VT/Pacifica,
whilest VMWware doesn't. (Xen also requires those, for HVM guests):

> Xen is really for those who are willing to get their hands dirty. VMware
> server is free and runs well.

I agree completly. Alas, my budget doesn't allow testing of Xen
enterprise solutions (VirtualIron and Xen Enterprise), so I don't know
how they compare to ESX.

Has anyone given those a try?

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