Oracle VM VirtualBox Review

It's given us the ability to spring up test environments quickly and in a reliable manner.


Valuable Features

The most valuable feature is the ability to spring up test environments quickly and in a reliable manner.

Improvements to My Organization

Oracle VirtualBox has enabled me to build testing and development environments which we could not have otherwise built.

Room for Improvement

From the host side, the Oracle VirtualBox could use more automation.

Use of Solution

I have used Oracle VirtualBox for two years now.

Deployment Issues

We have not had any deployment issues so far.

Stability Issues

There have been no issues with the stability.

Scalability Issues

It has been able to scale for our needs without issue.

Customer Service and Technical Support

The documentation for technical support is excellent.

Previous Solutions

I chose Oracle VirtualBox because it is easily available, free, and open source. It is also the industry standard for web development virtualization software.

Initial Setup

Initially, the setup was straightforward with the exception of setting up the network. Documentation helped me to solve the problems though.

Implementation Team

I implemented the solution using a vendor team. Make sure to reserve enough space for the virtual hard drive and make sure to set up the network settings correctly.

ROI

Our Return on Investment has been excellent.

Pricing, Setup Cost and Licensing

Oracle VirtualBox is free.

Other Advice

If you are running multiple virtual machines at the same time, please make sure you have enough resources to do this.

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