Desired solution for IT administrative requirements is a VMware ESXi
March 24, 2022

Desired solution for IT administrative requirements is a VMware ESXi

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
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Overall Satisfaction with VMware ESXi

I implemented VMware ESXi host with 2 x 6 core CPUs, 72GB RAM and 500GB local storage. To run three Windows virtual machines with different configurations such as 1) 4 vCPU, 12GB RAM and 80GB storage 2) 3 vCPU, 8GB RAM and 60GB storage 3) 2 vCPU 4GB RAM and 50GB storage. As VMware ESXi is the type 1 hypervisor, we can reduce data centre space, power and IT administrative requirements. In our use case, it was better for IT administrative requirements.
  • High-speed performance.
  • Memory occupation is less than 150 MB.
  • Itself allows for the basic creation and management of virtual machine.
  • Remove API limitations in the free version.
  • Allows more than 8 vCPUs per VM.
  • Support from VMware and documentation.
  • Reduce data centre space.
  • Reduce power consumptions.
  • Reduce IT administrative requirements.
The vSphere management interface is going to be web-based and you access that through a web browser by browsing to the IO address of the VMware ESXi host itself and then from there you'll be prompted for a login screen.

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VMware Workstation Pro, VMware vSphere Data Protection Advanced (discontinued), VMware NSX
Extended page table support comes in handy if you're trying to attach a GPU to a virtual machine or if you're trying to do some sort of nested virtualization which is a good way to test Hyper-V. If you require a single virtual machine or similar needs for the machine, it is not recommended to use. But when you have fewer hardware facilities, it is highly recommended to use them.

VMware ESXi Feature Ratings

Virtual machine automated provisioning
Management console
Live virtual machine backup
Live virtual machine migration
Hypervisor-level security