Virtualization Technology: VMware Workstation 7.1 vs. Oracle VirtualBox 3.2.4
The latest versions of VMware Workstation 7.1 and Oracle VirtualBox 3.2 proved that the competition in the personal desktop virtualization space is pushing the products to speed up everything from graphics to virtual machine configuration. In the following screens you can see some of the most significant new features in both virtualization tools. Whether you need more virtual CPU or core processing power or more efficient memory management, the latest efforts of VMware and Oracle show that tools for IT power users along with test and developer staff provide plenty of virtual machine configuration choice. While VMware Workstation still sets the pace in this product category, budget-minded organizations can leverage value out of VirtualBox.