VirtualBox

Changes between Version 15 and Version 16 of VBox_vs_Others


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11/30/2012 02:12:13 PM (10 years ago)
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  • VBox_vs_Others

    v15 v16  
    11= !VirtualBox vs. VMware vs. Parallels = 
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    3 || '''Feature''' || '''!VirtualBox''' ||  '''Parallels Workstation / Desktop''' || '''VMware Server / Workstation''' || 
    4 || Supported host operating systems || Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, 2008 Server, Windows 7, Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris 10U5+, !OpenSolaris, FreeBSD (under development) || Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, Linux, OS X || Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, Linux (32bit and 64bit), Mac OS X || 
    5 || Supported guest operating systems || DOS, Windows 3.1, 95, 98, NT, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003/2008, Linux, OpenBSD, FreeBSD, OS/2, Solaris, !OpenSolaris, others || DOS, Windows 3.1, 95, 98, NT, 2000, XP, Vista, Linux, OS/2 || DOS, Windows 3.1, 95, 98, NT, 2000, XP, Vista, Linux, FreeBSD, Solaris || 
    6 || 64bit host OS support || yes || no || yes || 
     3|| '''Feature''' || '''!VirtualBox''' ||  '''Parallels Workstation / Desktop''' || '''VMware Fusion / Workstation / vSphere''' || 
     4|| Supported host operating systems || Windows XP, 2003, Vista, 2008 Server, Windows 7, 2012 Server, Windows 8, Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris 10U5+, !OpenSolaris, FreeBSD || Windows XP, Vista, 7, Linux, OS X || Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, Linux (32bit and 64bit), Mac OS X || 
     5|| Supported guest operating systems || DOS, Windows 3.1, 95, 98, NT, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Linux, OpenBSD, FreeBSD, OS/2, Solaris, !OpenSolaris, others || DOS, Windows 3.1, 95, 98, NT, 2000, XP, Vista, Linux, OS/2 || DOS, Windows 3.1, 95, 98, NT, 2000, XP, Vista, Linux, FreeBSD, Solaris || 
     6|| 64bit host OS support || yes || yes || yes || 
    77|| 64bit guest OS support || yes || yes || yes || 
    8 || Intel VT-x support (CPU virtualization extensions) || yes || yes || limited || 
    9 || AMD-V support (CPU virtualization extensions) || yes || yes || limited || 
    10 || Virtual network cards || up to 8 || up to 5 || up to 4 || 
     8|| Intel VT-x support (CPU virtualization extensions) || yes || yes || yes || 
     9|| AMD-V support (CPU virtualization extensions) || yes || yes || yes || 
     10|| Virtual network cards || up to 36 || up to 5 || up to 4 || 
    1111|| Virtual Disk Controller || IDE or SATA (up to 32 disks in a guest) or SCSI || IDE (up to 4) || IDE or SCSI || 
    1212|| USB support || yes || yes || yes || 
    1313|| iSCSI support (VMs can directly access storage servers over iSCSI) || yes || no || no || 
    1414|| Serial ports || up to 4 || up to 4 || yes || 
    15 || Parallel ports || no || up to 3 || yes || 
     15|| Parallel ports || up to 2 || up to 3 || yes || 
    1616|| CD/DVD writing || yes || no || no || 
    17 || 3D acceleration || yes (OpenGL 1.5)|| no || limited || 
     17|| 3D acceleration || yes (OpenGL 1.5) || no || limited || 
    1818|| Support of VMware images || yes || no || n/a || 
    1919|| Headless operation || yes || no || yes || 
     
    2626|| Open source || yes (dual licensed, some enterprise features are closed source) || no || no || 
    2727|| Customizations || yes, upon request || no || no || 
    28 || License costs || Free || Workstation for Windows/Linux -  $49.99, Desktop for Mac OS X - $79.99 || Workstation for Windows/Linux around $189, Fusion for Mac - $79.99, Server free for end users, not redistributable || 
     28|| License costs || Free || Workstation for Windows/Linux -  $49.99, Desktop for Mac OS X - $79.99 || Workstation for Windows/Linux around $199, Fusion for Mac - $79.99, vSphere starting at $900 || 

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