Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V vs. VMware vSphere 6 - Virtualization Comparison

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With the release of Windows Server 2016, Microsoft is bringing new, unique and powerful capabilities to Hyper-V, such as Shielded VMs, Containers and much more. Now, more than ever, Hyper-V provides all of the key features you need to virtualize and secure your mission-critical apps and workloads. If you're interested in learning how the latest releases of Hyper-V and VMware vSphere compare, this is the session for you!

Speaker: Matt McSpirit

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    Darshan

    Thanks for the nice session Matt.

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    mattmcspirit

    You're welcome!

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    DimiKS

    Hi Matt,

    this was such a nice session! I learned new stuff and had great fun with the way you present the comparisson between VSphere and HyperV.
    I will continue following your sessions!

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    binary

    Don't bother to invest your time in Hyper-V on Nano Server. From 1709 this feature and few other core functions are deprecated. What a fail... I'm very disappointed with Microsoft and how they handle Windows Server 2016.

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    Aaron

    Hi Matt,

    What makes hyperv 2016 different from the latest version 6.5 of vsphere? Thanks

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    Eric

    @binary - HyperV is available for free as a standalone server remarkably similar to nano server, it's not at all surprising to me that they got rid of it from nano since it was virtually identical to the free HyperV offering

    @Aaron - they're remarkably similar. HyperV is generally playing catchup with VMware, and it still doesn't offer some VMware specific functions, like hardware passthrough, that may be required in certain environments, but for a traditional server you won't really see a difference between the two. Hyper-V (standalone) is MUCH harder to setup that VMWare, the Hyper-V built into Server 2016 has a GUI and is about the same difficulty as VMWare

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