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    Proxmox VE vs VMWARE ESXi for Windows 10 VM

    Dear all, I know it might be a strange request but please bear with me ... I started using VMWARE ESXi about 5 years ago as my virtualization platform of choice in my home lab. Since then, due to easier backup, scripting and base OS (Debian), I switched to Proxmox VE (without subscription). All...
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    Virtualization and ZFS

    I would be interested in your opinion because I am migrating all my machines to Virtualized solutions (mostly Proxmox VE, still have one ESXi Box). For the Host (or AIO using OmniOS + Napp-IT) filesystem I'm without doubt using ZFS. Does it matter the FS that the Guest will be using? Of it...
  3. cageymaru

    ScaleMP and AMD Announce Collaboration for Scale-Up EPYC Servers

    ScaleMP is a leading provider of virtualization solutions such as vSMP Foundation 9.0 for high-end computing. ScaleMP has announced that it is working together with AMD to enable AMD server OEM manufacturers to create systems with 4, 8, and up to 128 processor sockets, up to 8,192 CPUs and 256...
  4. cageymaru

    Intel Demos 112G PAM-4 Transceiver Utilizing Its 10nm FinFet Process

    Intel has released video of an I/O test demo showcasing its advanced 10nm FinFet process powering the Intel 112G PAM-4 transceiver. The 112 Gbps serial transceiver links will support the demanding bandwidth requirements of future data center, enterprise, and networking environments. The new 112G...
  5. cageymaru

    Intel Has Disclosed New Security Flaws that Affect SGX and Virtualization

    Intel has disclosed a new set of security flaws collectively called the L1 Terminal Fault (L1TF). These flaws were discovered in conjunction with researchers at KU Leuven University and other universities. The researchers call their discoveries Foreshadow and Foreshadow - Next Generation (NG)...
  6. Zarathustra[H]

    AMD Ryzen IOMMU and the B350 Chipset Challenges

    While Ryzen certainly is a very tempting platform for virtualization on the cheap, we have reported before that it may not be quite there yet. ServeTheHome has had some further relevant issues with their Ryzen system on the B350 platform with certain configurations resulting in an ADM-Vi error...
  7. Zarathustra[H]

    AMD Ryzen with VMWare ESXi: A Pink Screen of Death

    Here's one for those of you who hang out in our Virtualized Computing subforum. With all of those cores for not very much money, many of us have been secretly thinking about whether or not Ryzen would make for a good ESXi server. The answer right now is, probably not. At least not in 6.5...
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    Can you review this virtualization build before I pull the trigger? Thanks!

    Hi and thansk for reading this, here is a bit of background: Im a software developer. I use virtualization extensively: host is Linux and guests are a mix of different Linux flavours and some Windows XP/7/8/10. I use VirtualBox to run everything. I would like to start up VMs faster, have more...
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