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OSNews, Generic OSes InfoWorld's Randall Kennedy takes an in-depth look at VMware Workstation 7, VirtualBox 3.1, and Parallels Desktop 4, three technologies at the heart of 'the biggest shake-up for desktop virtualization in years.' The shake-up, which sees Microsoft's once promising Virtual PC off in the Windows 7 XP Mode weeds, has put VirtualBox -- among the best free open source software available for Windows -- out front as a general-purpose VM, filling the void left by VMware's move to make Workstation more appealing to developers and admins. Meanwhile, Parallels finally offers a Desktop for Windows on par with its Mac product, as well as Workstation 4 Extreme, which delivers near native performance for graphics, disk, and network I/O.
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RE: I don't think....
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Thu 17th Dec 2009 16:58 UTC in reply to "I don't think...."
Bill Shooter of Bul
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2006-07-14

Well, for me, Disk and network would be a problem, if I had enough CPU cores. So, it may just vary depending upon your particular pattern of usage. Well, actually disk is also an issue at times. There are several times where I didn't expect disk to be an issue, but was.

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