virtualization which one to choose?

Bart Silverstrim bsilver at
Thu Nov 8 23:38:40 UTC 2007

Scott (angrykeyboarder) wrote:
> Jonathan McLoughlin spake thusly on 323638744 ::
>> No wrong answer
>> vmware for portability and for its support community
 > What do you mean by "portability"?

If I had to guess, I think he means that vmware is available on Linux 
and Windows, and moving a VM can be as easy as copying the VM directory 
over and launching it.  I haven't looked, but would imagine Fusion on 
the Mac could also do this (isn't Fusion their Mac version of VMWare?)

>> vmware for a larger range of guest OS support
> Unless you are referring to VMWare Workstation (yours for a mere
> $189.00) then in in fact the opposite is true. VirtualBox supports a
> larger range of Guest Operating Systems (at least they say they do).

I see VMWare workstation and Server for free...?

The pay versions have support and extra features for management.

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