Proxmox VE Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of Proxmox VE competitors and alternatives
Oracle
Consultant
Head of Oracle Exadata Centre of Excellence at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
May 30 2018

What is most valuable?

The ability to live migrate VMs on the fly from one hypervisor to another has been very useful.

How has it helped my organization?

* Ability to patch with no downtime. * Ability to ensure all prerequisites are satisfied without manual intervention saves time, effort, and makes the systems that we deploy for our clients more secure. * Licensing costs are less for Oracle... more»

What needs improvement?

* We do have a little trepidation with systemd, as it does have a learning curve. * Changing the binary logging format feels like a retrograde motion to us, but sadly almost all Linux variants have moved in this direction.
VMware
Real User
System Support Engineer at TMN
Nov 17 2016

What is most valuable?

Its compatibility with LUNs and its vMotion, HA, FT and VDS. It works very smooth with LUNs. When we talk about its Cluster feature, then the HA, FT, and DRS features are just great in how they support large scale servers and VMs without any... more»

How has it helped my organization?

While using its HA feature, we don’t need to worry about usage of servers. Our VM automatically shifts to another server which has resources using vMotion. VDS provides its NIC which is available on all ESXis. You have to configure it one... more»

What needs improvement?

When we talked about its Vmotion feature so we see we are able to move our Vms in running state from one host to another host within cluster and shared storage but we are unable to move VMs accros cluster and storage in running state so here... more»
Real User
Systems and Security Administrator at a government with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 23 2016

What is most valuable?

The ability to drag a VM to an additional monitor and utilize VMs on separate windows, drag and drop. I like the newer network editor. Using a wireless guest network to keep my network separate from activities like downloading software and... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The ability to run Virtual machines in different networks and with different security levels. I can sandbox my windows machine when I need to use a non domain admin account for daily tasks but have another sandboxed machine to handle system... more»

What needs improvement?

Performance is a needed improvement. I would like to see a faster response on my VMs. Linux support is so-so - many of the VM Tools you need are different packages downloadable from the distro you are using. Ubuntu 15.x seems to have improved... more»

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