Alternatives to VMware vSphere Hypervisor for all platforms with any license

  • Xen

    Xen.org, home of the Xen hypervisor, the powerful open source industry standard for virtualization. It is a native (bare-metal) hypervisor providing services that allow...

    • It is an opensource and it is better solution for small sized companies or for new startups. I would recommend the entrepreneurs definitely rajaws2015Aug 2019 Disagree   Agree
    • Amazon and zillions of enterprise shops use it where VMware would be too expensive. Guest • Sep 2016 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • OpenStack

    OpenStack OpenStack is a global collaboration of developers and cloud computing technologists producing the ubiquitous open source cloud computing platform for public...

    Free Open Source Web

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  • Citrix Hypervisor

    (formerly XenServer) Citrix Hypervisor is a leading virtualization management platform optimized for application, desktop and server virtualization infrastructures.

    Freemium $ $ $ Open Source Windows Linux RadeonPro NVIDIA vGPU Nvidia Grid ... AMD MxGPU

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  • XCP-ng

    A fully open source and community backed alternative, with all current commercial features enabled with no commitment required to a support agreement. The result of a...

    • XCP-ng is a very robust and easy to use virtualization platform with all the enterprise features without the price tag. It is well supported by Vates and the community, even for open-source users. etlAug 2019 • 5 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Easy management, low footprint of hypervisor, no management vm required (but available if preferred), vMotion without extra costs Guest • Aug 2019 • 5 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • open-source alternative with no missing features or settings hidden behind paywalls Guest • Aug 2019 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Open Source, vmotion, high availability (without the cost) strong community support. Guest • 9 days ago Disagree   Agree
    • A lot of features, fully opensource and a big community to ask when you run in to trouble. Most of the old XenServer community is represented which sums up to a great deal of knowlege. nikadeAug 2019 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Linux NVIDIA vGPU AMD MxGPU

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  • bochs

    Bochs is a highly portable open source IA-32 (x86) PC emulator written in C++, that runs on most popular platforms. It includes emulation of the Intel x86 CPU, common...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux AmigaOS MorphOS

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  • bhyve

    bhyve (pronounced "bee hive", formerly written as BHyVe) is a type-2 hypervisor that runs on FreeBSD.

    Free Open Source BSD FreeBSD

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  • SmartOS

    SmartOS is a hypervisor lean enough to run entirely in memory, powerful enough to run as much as you want to throw at it. Provisioning is blindingly fast, thanks to...

    Commercial Self-Hosted

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VMware vSphere Hypervisor Comments

Comment by NginUS
about VMware vSphere Hypervisor · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

This was nice until I hit the vCPU limits, then became useless, since Enterprise licensing is prohibitively expensive.

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