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Why Choose Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Over VMware or Microsoft?

May 12, 2011, 20:01 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Amy Newman< for this link. ]

"Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) doesn't seem to sell RHEV based on the features it offers, and that's probably because it lacks a few key ones. Despite Thadani promising as long ago as February 2010 that "you will be able to do an apples-for-apples feature comparison between us and VMware," RHEV is still quite a few pieces of fruit short of a full picnic basket vis a vis VMware.

"One example is its ability to carry out the live migration of virtual machine disk files across storage arrays -- the feature VMware (NYSE: VMW) calls Storage vMotion. A RHEV equivalent has been on Red Hat's road map since the launch of RHEV, but its arrival still doesn't appear to be imminent."

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