The Right Hypervisor Depends on What Problem You’re Solving

Posted by Mark Teter, Chief Technology Officer
December 20, 2011

Network World Editor in Chief John Dix recently assembled a panel of experts to discuss What’s Next with Hypervisors? Personally, I don’t believe there’s a one size fits all hypervisor available. I think that we should be choosing the hypervisor that is most compatible today with the application you are going to run. The first question to ask is “What problem are you trying to solve?” Here’s a table with a few ideas to help you get started:

Hypervisor Choices Table

We’d love to hear what you think. What hypervisors are you running today and what are you finding?

About Mark Teter Before he retired from ASG in 2013, Mark Teter was Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and the author of 'Paradigm Shift: Seven Keys of Highly successful Linux and Open Source Adoptions.' As CTO, Mark regularly advised IT organizations, vendors, and government agencies, and he frequently conducted seminars and training programs.

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