"Microsoft's a good name for legacy support and solutions"
"The installation was straightforward."
"The interface is quite good."
"Hyper-V is much easier to deploy because Hyper-V is already installed inside Windows Server OS. You only need to turn on Hyper-V as a service, and then you can use it. The most convenient thing about Hyper-V is the operating system."
"It is very easy to install. It can be done in a day."
"I like that Hyper-V is like a virtual environment. I like to use VMware because of the resource requirements. In Sri Lanka, most of the customers use the Hyper-V GUI. When installing the interface with the Windows version, we also install the Hyper-V feature on the server. This is because they require more features and memory. There are so many features that they have embedded in Hyper-V that are useful."
"Hyper-V integrates well with other Microsoft solutions."
"The initial setup was straightforward. It was easy to install."
"Nutanix's customer support is good, one of its biggest selling points."
"The solution scales very well."
"The most valuable feature of Nutanix AHV is that it can be managed through Hyper-V, which is Microsoft's hypervisor, VMware, and Citrix XenServer."
"It is the simple non-consideration we get with this product that's great. It just works."
"Using AHV, we have a built-in VR solution. It operates using a reduplication-based unique package transfer process."
"The entirety of the infrastructure resides in the same product, which makes it easy to troubleshoot and investigate problems."
"Nutanix AHV's most valuable feature is NetFlow."
"We've had many issues with Hyper-V's stability, including resource crunches and memory leakage."
"The backup site could be better. We used to face a lot of issues, and we are looking to solve that now. We are in the process of moving all the infrastructure to the cloud. It could also use more integration on the management part. We also need more integration on the monitoring sites."
"Hyper-V's management platform falls short in terms of scalability, especially when handling multiple Hyper-V servers. VMware has a central console to pull in all your VM servers, so you can easily manage them all through one console. You can manage servers in Hyper-V's admin centers, but it's not as scalable. It's doable with a couple of Hyper-V servers, but it becomes harder to manage when you get over two or three Hyper-V servers."
"Hyper-V isn't a lightweight solution like VMware. Management could be more straightforward. Even as far as disk management tools are concerned, it would be better if that could be made simpler. The same applies to performance."
"Hyper-V systems need a lot of admin effort because security updates and monthly updates require rebooting after the update."
"If a person has never implemented the solution before, they might find the process difficult."
"Hyper-V could benefit with improvements to their management interface."
"It's not completely stable because your stack becomes bloated."
"The software based controller has high consumption. This could be improved."
"It worked well in the beginning but after using it for some time, we found some limitations in terms of compatibility with other software."
"There are times when consultants, construction, or building firms need to use Beam but it can be difficult."
"My storage use is doubled; if I am creating a one TB virtual machine then my storage policy will take two TB from my cluster."
"Adding even more integrations would be an improvement."
"The solution could improve the call logging system to HPE, it is a bit tedious."
"If you have the need for special hardware like FibreChannel-Cards or such and there is no networked-way around it (such as you could work with USB Dongles via an HW-Dongle-Server of network), you have to use a separate hypervisor."
"The management console needs to improve to make it easier for administrators. For example, to be able to reorganize our VMs, folders, and subfolders, similarly as it is provided in VMware. We can sort, manage, and organize VMs, folders, or subfolders in VMware."
Hyper-V is a hardware virtualization tool that allows users to create virtual computer environments with multiple operating systems on a single physical server. Each virtual machine has computer parts, such as memory, processor, storage, and networking, and acts like a standard computer - running its own operating system and software programs. Each component of the virtual machine can be configured to meet your specific requirements.
Hyper-V creates a cost-effective, stable, and productive server virtualization environment by running multiple operating systems, such as Windows, Linux, and more, in parallel on one machine or server. Each virtual machine runs in its own isolated space, which means you can run many virtual machines simultaneously but independently of each other. This helps prevent problems such as a crash affecting the other workloads and enables different users to separately access various systems.
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Reviews from Real Users
Hyper-V stands out among its competitors for a number of reasons. Several major ones are its flexibility, its replication capabilities, and the fact that its virtual machines utilize a small amount of resources..
Liam L., the owner of a tech services company, writes, “It is actually very low on resources. It doesn't use many resources. It is also very easy to tailor. You can change things like the amount of memory and storage on the fly. It is very stable and reliable. I like its replication feature, which is very good. It is also very easy to move the virtual machines across push servers without any difficulty. Its performance is also very good. Now with this pandemic, a lot of workers are working from home. A lot of workers have been using laptops as their desktop computers, and they would remote into a virtual PC. There is no difficulty, and they can't tell the difference between this and the real one. It is much easier to manage.”
Kevin E. an IT director at Homeland Technology Group, LLC, notes, “We've probably seen a 50 percent speed increase on our SQL server. Hyper-V has also significantly reduced our downtimes with faster boot-up and reboot. If we have to reboot a server, there is maybe two or three minutes of downtime. When we were on a bare-metal server, it could be five to ten minutes due to the total boot time.”
Hyper-V is ranked 3rd in Server Virtualization Software with 44 reviews while Nutanix AHV Virtualization is ranked 9th in Server Virtualization Software with 13 reviews. Hyper-V is rated 7.4, while Nutanix AHV Virtualization is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Hyper-V writes "It's a low-cost solution that enabled us to shrink everything down into a single server ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Nutanix AHV Virtualization writes "Easy to set up with good stability and good technical support". Hyper-V is most compared with Proxmox VE, VMware vSphere, KVM, Oracle VM VirtualBox and Oracle VM, whereas Nutanix AHV Virtualization is most compared with VMware vSphere, Proxmox VE, KVM, Nutanix Cloud Infrastructure (NCI) and Oracle VM. See our Hyper-V vs. Nutanix AHV Virtualization report.
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