KVM Competitors and Alternatives

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VascoCampos
Real User
System Engineer at NoBoring Lda
Oct 23 2019

What is most valuable?

I like that this is an open-source solution. It is very powerful, and it's easy. When you install Hypervisor with KVM, you can transform it into a server with the graphical QEME in minutes, then look at what you have and remove all… more»

What needs improvement?

The virtual manager and the graphical QEMU for KVM need some improvement. In the next release, I would like to see some changes made to the dashboard as it would be nice to see some icons and some graphics when you are showing this solution… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

This solution is an open-source, free platform with paid support.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I have been using VMware, ESXi, and Linux and will continue to use them while I get more experience with KVM.

What other advice do I have?

You can virtualize anything now, but in my experience, they are good for Linux and Unix systems. I have also used Windows. Even if you are using another platform hypervisor, as I do with VMware, you may get yourself in a situation where you… more»
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