James Barrett on 8 Mar 2008 04:29:05 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Virtualization Presentation

On Sat, Mar 08, 2008 at 06:31:36AM -0500, Casey Bralla wrote:
> James, excellent presentation.  Thanks for posting it, since I wasn't able to come to 
> the meeting.
> I want to point out that there is an open-source alternative to vmWare, 
> Innotek's "VirtualBox", which comes in 2 flavors.  One is open sourced, the other is a 
> slightly enhanced free binary-only version.   I haven't tested it in head-to-head 
> against vmWare, but I use it daily and find it very satisfactory.

Thanks.  Right, I have not had a chance to try VirtualBox, and was 
pressed for time (we actually went fifteen minutes over schedule...)  A 
few people that I know use it, and I have heard of it, but that is about 
the extent of my experience with VirtualBox.  The presentation was meant 
to be more of a primer for new users than an all-inclusive developer's 

James Barrett

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