Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Aidan Finn compares VMware and HyperV

For those either brushing up their Virtualization knowledge or interested in whether they should use one or the other for building product demos, Aidan Fin makes a quality in depth analysis of the two dominant formats VMWare and Hyper-V (Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V And vSphere 5.1).
Hyper-V - clearly better?

Key comparisons:

  • Scalability
  • What can you get for free?
  • Networking speed
Aidan Finn is a Hyper-V advocate so take what he says with a grain of salt, but after a solid comparison he summarizes the status quo as:
"The facts speak for themselves. WS2012 Hyper-V does more, scales out more, is build as the foundation for an enterprise cloud, and is effectively free. You can go ahead and use vSphere 5.1 if you want, but why would you wan to pay more for less?"

1 comment:

kgibbons said...

I've seen serious issues with Hyper-V severely limiting the performance or functionality in virtual appliances due to many virutal appliances being built on a linux kernel. M$ no likey.