System virtualization soft

Discussion in 'Virtualization' started by Roney Puddy, Jan 30, 2019.

  1. Roney Puddy

    Roney Puddy MDL Novice

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    What programs for file system virtualization do you use?
     
  2. Martin4Lee

    Martin4Lee MDL Novice

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    Do you mean something like VirtualBox?
     
  3. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    VMWare
    Virtual Box
    Hyper-V
     
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  4. Mr.X

    Mr.X MDL Guru

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    #4 Mr.X, Feb 4, 2019
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  5. Martin4Lee

    Martin4Lee MDL Novice

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    Also, besides VirtualBox, I used Molebox, now I use BoksedApp.
    If you are interested in security, you can try using the Sandboxie.
     
  6. Roney Puddy

    Roney Puddy MDL Novice

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    Thanks for the tips. I have never tried Shadow Defender, but I heard about this program.
    I used VirtualBox before, but I constantly have problems with this program. It is simple and convenient, but I always get bugs and errors
     
  7. app_raiser

    app_raiser MDL Junior Member

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    #7 app_raiser, Feb 8, 2019
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    i know ms intended to crush german engineered vbox, and they suck!

    latest problems i had while updating to v6 was my slow learning that the unexpected crashes many times in one of the last tasks creating a msmg image. but i got it. all my vm's run faster now. last "magic solutions" was virtualizing a physical 1803, upgrade to 1809 and bring back to physical machine (solved wx issue twice doing so with the same old pc :)

    resulting success only counts! greetings! vbox has become perfect, i remember the fat bugs just 7 years ago.
     
  8. Roney Puddy

    Roney Puddy MDL Novice

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    I still notice problems with Vbox.
    Slow work is sometimes unbearable. Maybe I have something wrong with my computer, I'll try to figure it out.
     
  9. app_raiser

    app_raiser MDL Junior Member

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    use the forum of vbox! most likely you find answers there, because if it's a general problem, someone already asked there for help!
     
  10. Roney Puddy

    Roney Puddy MDL Novice

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    Thanks for the advice. I was already looking for the reason of the slow work. Perhaps you are right, I will try to correct the situation.
     
  11. s1ave77

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    When running VMs from a HDD, defragmention can become an issue :thinking:. If the virtual drive is scattered in little chunks all over a bigger HDD the VM will likely lag. That issue also applies for VMware.

    EDIT: If possible a dedicated HDD for VMs with no other programs accessing it is preferred.
     
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  12. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    That's why i always check "store virtual disk as a single file" and VMWare reports disk fragmentation :)
     
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  13. Roney Puddy

    Roney Puddy MDL Novice

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    I did not know it. Thanks for the tips