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Re: [Xen-users] Anything come close to esx for xen?

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Anything come close to esx for xen?
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Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2009 15:39:01 -0600
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Another good post, good points and the spirit is intact. Everyone wants to have 
a bit of input, so that we all end up with choices and not a one solution world 
like Microsoft would have. Truly, that's the bottom line. While I'm not a 
programmer, I've spent a great deal of energy since the early 90's to tell 
everyone I possibly can that Linux IS a viable and in many cases, better 
solution than the big commercial players. It's not always about cost, it's 
about making sure that we have choices. Sometimes, it's best to go with a 
commercial solution.

>� a "turn-key" solution, if you like.��VMware definitely has an advantage in
>�that you install their product (ESX or ESXi), configure a few things like
>�your network interfaces and datastores (both relatively simple tasks in
>�ESX/ESXi), and start creating VMs.��ESX manages to maintain a decent amount

And this is why I posted that 'wish' of mine. I found ESX so darn easy to 
install, set up, etc, that I wished Xen would have some this far by now for 
those who will never consider it because it's not as simple as ESX. I hate 
seeing people go to proprietary solutions if I can persuade them to give 
something else a try.

No issues, just a wish :).


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