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SearchOpenSource: VMware ESX Ahead of Xen and Virtual Server in Virtualization Race

Jun 07, 2006, 10:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by MiMi Yeh)

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"SearchOpenSource.com: What advice about gotchas and best practice tips would you give for someone running VMware ESX Server with Linux?

"Ron Oglesby: I would warn Linux shops not to think of ESX as Linux. Often, they see the console operating system and try to load it up and configure it like one of their standard Linux servers.

"Scott M. Herold: If you're using Linux and there is a dire need to use a 2.6 kernel in a VM [virtual machine], wait for ESX 3.0..."

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