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LinuxLookup: VMware GSX Server for Linux Review

Apr 25, 2002, 23:30 (7 Talkback[s])

"My latest entree into the world of virtualized environments is the VMware GSX server. For someone who doesn't spend much time running multiple iterations of a particular application, I viewed this application as a solution looking for a problem. What I've learned in this exercise is that making a low-end server into a distributed application environment is quick and reliable using the GSX server...

"I can unequivocally state that the GSX server installation is flawless - provided you read the instructions. My problems began early; the machine I had originally tasked for testing the GSX server was too slow. The dual processor (2x233 MHz) machine that had served me well since 1997 has been upgraded to a 600 MHz workstation with 320 MB of RAM (thanks bro!). The GSX server requires a minimum of 256 MB of RAM, so the processor speed was only part of the reason for me to upgrade..."

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