Oracle VM VirtualBox Review

We're able to run and then roll back operating system change tests for multiple systems on one piece of hardware.


Valuable Features

Being able to run and then roll back operating system change tests for multiple systems on one piece of hardware is the most valuable feature for us.

Improvements to My Organization

With this solution, we need to have less hardware and we're able to to perform faster testing.

Room for Improvement

I've had networking issues when I travel with my laptop. Switching VMs from NAT to bridge is a nuisance.

Use of Solution

I've used it for five years.

Deployment Issues

We have had no issues with the deployment.

Stability Issues

We had no issues with the stability.

Scalability Issues

We've not scaled it at all. I just run three different versions of Linux and three on Windows at different times.

Customer Service and Technical Support

Customer Service:

I've not had to use customer service at all.

Technical Support:

I've not had to contact technical support.

Initial Setup

The setup is always straightforward.

Implementation Team

I implemented it myself.

ROI

It saved me five whole computers.

Other Solutions Considered

I've not had to look at any other solutions as it does exactly what I need without fuss.

Other Advice

Go for it, and make sure to add plenty of RAM to the host.

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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