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hyper v or virtualbox?

chris87

Posted 10:39 am, 01/07/2015

If you're asking about using one for a virtualized desktop on your local PC, then go for Hyper V instead of Oracle VirtualBox.

chris87

Posted 10:38 am, 01/07/2015

We use Hyper V at work and works well since we don't have a huge deployment of Hyper V hosts. Vmware EsXi works awesome as well and is what I use on a box that runs Spiceworks. Both are free and work well, just varies on your need. Also Citrix XenServer is free as well and is a solid solution. HyperV is already built into the Roles in Server 2012 or Windows 8 in the Turn Windows Features on or off. IMO HyperV for small deployments and EsXi for larger scale deployments.

RetiredVet

Posted 6:38 am, 01/07/2015

Anyone use both? Any preference?

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