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Kvm, VirtualBox or VMware ?

Sep 14, 2010, 21:36 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to linuxaria for this link. ]

"In this article I want to talk about three great virtualization software for your desktop computer.

"Why virtualize?

"The current computers have faster CPUs and more RAM compared to those of 3 or 4 years ago. There is more ability to run a second operating system in parallel to your main operating system. But why do it?

* To have another operating system (Windows, Linux or other)
* For testing a new distribution
* To prepare an environment dedicated to a product. For example, I installed a virtual machine with apache + mysql + everything I need for running a local a copy of my WordPress site

"The three products that I will install and analyze on my Ubuntu 10.04 machine are:

* VMware Player
* VirtualBox (OSE)
* KVM

For each of them i will consider a score of 1 to 3 for:"

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