Oracle VM VirtualBox Review

It's easy to install and configure, and we're able to share USB devices between host VMs.


Valuable Features

The most valuable feature for us is the fact that it's free. It's also easy to install and configure, and we're able to share USB devices between host VMs. In this case, 'sharing' means that only one instance can use the USB device at a time, but you can detach the device and attach it to a different instance (VM or host). This is valuable as it allows you to transfer data without networking.

Improvements to My Organization

I can install and test VMs on my own computer before installing live versions on the company VMware host.

Room for Improvement

Stability should be improved because sometimes the VirtualBox stops. I believe this maybe a compatibility issue, but I'm not sure.

Use of Solution

I've been using it for three months.

Deployment Issues

We have had no issues with the deployment.

Stability Issues

Sometimes the VirtualBox stops and the process cannot be killed. The computer then needs to be restarted.

Scalability Issues

We have had no issues with the scalability.

Customer Service and Technical Support

Customer Service:

I've never asked for support from customer service.

Technical Support:

I've never asked for support from technical support. The issue I had was not important enough for me to need them.

Initial Setup

The initial setup was straightforward and easy.

Implementation Team

We did it ourselves in-house with no need for support from the vendor or any third-party team.

Pricing, Setup Cost and Licensing

I use the free version.

Other Advice

You should try it as it's free.

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

5.0.6 r103037
**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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