Server Virtualization Software Questions
Timothy Dollimore
Jul 14 2021

Hi professionals,

Has anyone heard about any successful virtualisation of Sun Enterprise 450 (E450) hardware? 

We are running a software package on Solaris 2.6 & Oracle 7 DIMM and mirror disk failures are becoming more frequent. So just wondering if there's anything out there?

Thanks for your help.

Syed Abid HussainSun is offering server virtualization capabilities across all its hardware… more »
sedstrThe first problem you'll encounter, is that this system is SPARC and runs in… more »
Mir Gulzar AhmedEnterprise 450 is a too old system; either you can buy another one and migrate… more »
IT Central Station
Jun 22 2021

How do these two types of virtualization differ? What are use cases for each?

Bhupesh AroraServer Virtualization means virtualizing physical servers in your data center… more »
José RiosTeam my answer, is a virtual server works like a traditional server, however… more »
Rozaino Sarbini
Senior Manager at NCS Group

I'm looking to understand what are the pros and cons of OVM vs ESXi?

ThomasBeetzOracle OVM is replaced by oracle OLVM. KVM replace XEN. oracle is cheaper than… more »
Syed Zaffar
Cloud Admin at CtrlS Datacenters
Jul 08 2021

Hello, I work as a cloud admin for a mid-sized tech services company. We are currently researching server virtualization tools. 

What are the biggest differences between VMware vSphere, Citrix XenServer, Hyper-V, and Proxmox in terms of features and costs? 

Are there other solutions you would recommend?


Rathin Vaidya1. VMware is the more popular server virtualization software and has been the… more »
Rohit ZanwarWhat kind of workload you are running? There are multiple solutions available… more »
Krishna RandadathI would like to know whether your infrastructure is converged or hyperconverged… more »
Lead, UNIX and Storage Infrastructure at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Jul 14 2021

I need to compare platforms running Linux and AIX in terms of performance and cost as it concerns implementing Finacle banking application. This is for a customer database of about 8 million and database size of about 16TB.

sedstrIBM Power hardware is designed to maximize I/O while still providing flexibility… more »