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Top Answer: The pause feature is valuable. I can pause, which is something that not all hypervisors allow. The snapshot feature is also valuable.
Top Answer: This is an open-source product and it can be used free of charge.
Top Answer: It would be good if we could use Hyper-V Windows subsystems with Linux and VirtualBox on the same instance. Currently, to be able to use VirtualBox, we have to restart the machine into an instance of… more »
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OpenVZ is a container-based virtualization for Linux. OpenVZ creates multiple secure, isolated Linux containers (otherwise known as VEs or VPSs) on a single physical server enabling better server utilization and ensuring that applications do not conflict. Each container performs and executes exactly like a stand-alone server; a container can be rebooted independently and have root access, users, IP addresses, memory, processes, files, applications, system libraries and configuration files.

Oracle VM Virtualbox is a cross-platform virtualizer for x86 servers and desktops, and is also for embedded usage. With this product, you can run multiple operating systems on a single machine, all at the same time, making it a powerful tool to test, develop, demonstrate and deploy solutions.

Oracle VM Virtualbox is a professional solution that is also freely available as Open Source Software. It is for both enterprise and home use. This x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization software is high performing and rich in features. 

Oracle VM Virtualbox currently runs on Windows, Linux, Solaris and Macintosh. It also supports many guest operating systems, such as Windows, DOX/Windows 3. Linux, OS/2, OpenBSD, Solaris and OpenSolaris.

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Comms Service Provider43%
Computer Software Company17%
Media Company12%
Educational Organization6%
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Financial Services Firm17%
Manufacturing Company13%
University13%
Aerospace/Defense Firm8%
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Comms Service Provider41%
Computer Software Company20%
Educational Organization6%
Media Company6%
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Midsize Enterprise33%
Large Enterprise30%
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OpenVZ is ranked 11th in Server Virtualization Software while Oracle VM VirtualBox is ranked 5th in Server Virtualization Software with 15 reviews. OpenVZ is rated 0.0, while Oracle VM VirtualBox is rated 7.8. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle VM VirtualBox writes "Fast, very easy to use, and is rock-solid stable". OpenVZ is most compared with Proxmox VE, Hyper-V, VMware vSphere, KVM and VMware Workstation, whereas Oracle VM VirtualBox is most compared with KVM, Proxmox VE, Hyper-V, Citrix Hypervisor and Nutanix AHV.

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