I was testing the performance of VirtualBox and VMware Player when i thought maybe i should test one of the more bare metal hypervisors like xen, kvm or esxi. Xen needs more config than kvm and esxi is without actual host so i decided to try out kvm because it is the easiest one to setup. Continue reading
Yesterday i tested the performance of VirtualBox and i thought it should be nice to see how it compares against the famous VMware. I chose to test the VMware Player instead of the workstation because it is free. The first big difference between VirtualBox and VMware Player was that the Player did not allow more than 4 cpu’s to be assigned. Continue reading
I am using VirtualBox for a long time now, although i know there is an performance penalty i never bothered to check how big it was. I got curious and though maybe I should test this to see how it works out. This is not an scientific test or anything fancy just a simple tests that show a difference in performance between the hardware and VirtualBox 4.2. Continue reading
If you are like me and like experimenting with technology then on some point it must have crossed your mind to try out the OS X. If so then this is the way to play with it without owning an mac. Continue reading
When I was working with VirtualBox and Vmware server I found out that if I enabled my hardware virtualization everything would freeze. So how com?
You have probably heard about kvm (kernel-based Virtual Machine) that is available in Ubuntu. It’s used for creating virtual machines in ubuntu. It works nice but I wanted to use Vmware server, and this is where things go down. Continue reading