What Virtualization solution should I go for?

Discussion in 'Server Operation' started by stefanos, May 10, 2017.

  1. stefanos

    stefanos Member

    I have a Dell 2950 III with 32G ram. I don't know if I should install Esxi 5.5 or go for a headless server with something like Virtualbox.
    The server is sitting at home connected to my ADSL line. I am thinking for management reasons the Vitrualbox is probably easier.

    In the past I used Debian with Vmware server 2.

    I was looking for your ideas and experience on this.
    If I go for a headless server what would you use for the base OS (Debian, Ubuntu etc..) and what Virtual Software (vmware, Virtual box etc...)

    Kind Regards
  2. elmacus

    elmacus Member HowtoForge Supporter

    Check out Proxmox.
    Debian special built and KVM.
  3. vk3heg

    vk3heg Member

    1. Proxmox
    2. Esxi free (Requires a windoes box for manage the thing. One advanage is it can be installed to a USB memory stick.)
  4. sjau

    sjau Local Meanie Moderator

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