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VMware vSphere Essentials by Christian Stankowic, Kunal Kumar

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Differences between VMware vSphere and other hypervisors

VMware vSphere ESXi is by far the most advanced hypervisor in the virtualization market. There are other players in the market, including Citrix, Microsoft, and Red Hat, however, VMware ESXi is the most prominent and the most feature-rich hypervisor. Let us look at how it is better and how it differs from other hypervisors present in the market:

  • Hyper-V: Microsoft has their own server virtualization platform known as Hyper-V. It is mostly used by Small Medium Business (SMBs) because of lower license costs, but is gaining in market as well. It has features such as live migration, quick migration, and dynamic memory along with some other features. Microsoft Hyper-V is basically free, but as ...

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