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General
60%
86%
58%
Content
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Content created by Virtualizationmatrix; (Contributors: Sean Cohen, Yaniv Dary, Raissa Tona, Larry W. Bailey)
THE VIRTUALISTS
Assessment
Overview
RHEV 3.6 - Click Here For Details
NEW
vSphere 6.0 Enterprise - Click Here For Overview
Oracle VM 3.4 with Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c Cloud Control and OpenStack
Maturity
RHEV 3.6 released in March 2016
NEW
Release Dates:
vSphere 6.0 : Feb 2nd 2015 (ESX: 2001/2002, ESXi: Dec-2007) - more in details
Current Stable Release OVM 3.4: March 26 2016 - Initial Release Date - July 31st of 2008
Market Position
Niche Player
Pricing
Virtualization
Click Here For Details
Ent: $2,875/socket + S&S:$604 (B) or $719 (Prod)
Oracle VM Premier Limited for 2 Sockets Servers 1 Yr - $599.00; Oracle VM Premier for more than 2 Sockets Servers 1 Yr - $1,199.00;
Management
Included in hypervisor subscription
$4995(Std) + $1049(B) or $1249 (P)
Bundle/Kit Pricing
Yes, combined RHEL and RHEV offering 26% savings
See vSphere AK with OM
See vSphere with OM
Guest OS Licensing
RHEV: No included (RHEL: 1/4/unlimited)
VM Mobility and HA
60%
86%
58%
VM Mobility
Live Migration of VMs
Yes vMotion
- Cross vSwitch vMotion Only
Yes - Live Migration
Migration Compatibility
Maintenance Mode
Yes - Maintenance Mode
Automated Live Migration
Yes - Built-in (CPU\Memory) and plugable scheduler
NEW
Yes (DRS) - CPU, Mem - No Storage DRS.
Power Management
Yes (DPM), Enhanced Host Power Management (C-States)
Storage Migration
Yes (Live Storage vMotion); including replicated VMs
HA/DR
Cluster Size
200 hosts/cluster
max 64 nodes / 8000 vm per cluster
NEW
32 Hosts in Cluster/Pool
Integrated HA (Restart vm)
Yes (VMware HA)
NEW
Yes - Clustered Pool
Automatic VM Reset
Yes (HA, WatchDog)
Yes (VMware HA)
VM Lockstep Protection
Yes (Fault Tolerance) 2 vCPUs.
NEW
Application/Service HA
No (native);
Yes (with Vendor Add-On: Red Hat Cluster Suite)
Replication / Site Failover
No - See Details
Limited (native): vSphere Replication
Yes (with Vendor Add-On: SRM )
Management
60%
86%
58%
General
Central Management
Yes (RHEV-M)
Yes (vCenter Server Standard + enhanced Web Client), enhanced vCSA, SSO
Yes - OVM Manager & Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c Cloud Control
Virtual and Physical
Third-party plug-in framework
Limited (plug-ins)
Yes - Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c Cloud Control
RBAC / AD-Integration
Yes (vCenter and ESXi hosts), enhanced SSO
Yes - Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c Cloud Control
Cross-Vendor Mgmt
No (native)
Yes (with Vendor Add-On: CloudForms)
Limited (Free Add-On): Multi-Hypervisor Manager 1.1 ;
Yes (with Vendor Add-On: vCloud Automation Center)
Yes - Adding 3rd Party Plug-in from Bluemedora Partner
Browser Based Mgmt
Yes (RHEV-M, Power User Portal)
Yes - Enhanced Web Client (with enhanced SSO and BDE)
Yes - OVM Manager & Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c Cloud Control
Adv. Operation Management
Yes (extended functionality with CloudForms - Fee-Based Add On)
Limited (native) - vCenter Operations Manager Foundation
Full (with Vendor Add-On: VMware vRealize Suite)
Yes - Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c Cloud Control
Updates and Backup
Hypervisor Upgrades
Yes (Update Manager)
VM Patching
Yes (Red Hat Network)
NEW
Limited (Update Manager)
Live VM Snapshot
Yes; Including RAM
Yes - Hot Clones
Backup Integration API
Yes (vStorage API Data Protection)
Integrated Backup
Yes (vSphere Data Protection) - Replication of backup data, granular backup and scheduling
Deployment
Automated Host Deployments
No (native);
Yes (with Vendor Add-On: Satellite 6)
VM Templates
Tiered VM Templates
No (native);
Yes (with Vendor Add-On: CloudForms)
Yes (vApp/OVF)
NEW
Host Profiles
Yes (limited native);
Advanced options with Vendor Add-On: Satellite
Storage Profiles
Yes (Storage Policy-Based Management)
Other
Resource Pools
P2V
Yes (VMware Converter)
Self Service Portal
User Portal
Orchestration / Workflows
No (native);
Yes (with Vendor Add-On: CloudForms)
Yes (vCenter Orchestrator)
Security
sVirt, SELinux, iptables, VLANs, Port Mirroring
Free: ESXi Firewall, vShield Endpoint;
Advanced (with Vendor Add-On: NSX / vCloud Networking and Security)
Systems Management
Agent-based (RHEL), CIM, SNMP
SNMPv3 +CIM, esxcli, vMA
Network and Storage
60%
86%
58%
Storage
Supported Storage
DAS, iSCSI, NFS, GlusterFS, FC, POSIX;
Virtio SCSI support
DAS, NFS, FC, iSCSI, FCoE (HW&SW), vFRC, SDDC
SAN Multipath
Yes (FC, iSCSI)
Yes (enhanced APD and PDL) PDL AutoRemove
Shared File System
Yes (VMFS v5)
Boot From SAN
Yes (FC, iSCSI, FCoE and SW FCoE - NEW)