Virtualization comparison & reviews

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Analysis expand The Virtualists
ManageIQ Community
by Roman Macek
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Pros
  • + OVM subscription includes license for Enterprise Manager
  • + Use OVM to control Oracle Licenses for better TCO
  • + Default choice for Oracle apps (support)
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Cons
  • - Skills - OVM not as widely known as Vmware
  • - Xen Based - Market is working more toward KVM
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Content created by Virtualizationmatrix; (Contributors: Jon Benedict, Yaniv Dary, Raissa Tona, Larry W. Bailey)
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Overview
Oracle VM 3.4 with Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c Cloud Control and OpenStack
RHV 4.0 - Click Here For Details
vSphere 6.0 Remote Office Branch Office Standard - Click Here For Overview
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Maturity
Current Stable Release OVM 3.4: March 26 2016 - Initial Release Date - July 31st of 2008
RHV 4.0 released in August 2016
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  Pricing  
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Virtualization
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;
Included in hypervisor subscription
Pack of 25 Virtual Machines : $3000 + S&S:$630 (B) or $750 (Prod);
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Management
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Yes, combined RHEL and RHV offering 26% savings
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Bundle/Kit Pricing
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RHV: No included (RHEL: 1/4/unlimited)
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Guest OS Licensing
No
Yes (RHV-M)
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  VM Mobility  
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Live Migration of VMs
Yes - Live Migration
Yes
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Migration Compatibility
Yes
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Maintenance Mode
Yes - Maintenance Mode
Yes - Built-in (CPU\Memory) and plugable scheduler
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Automated Live Migration
Yes
Yes
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Power Management
Yes
Yes
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Storage Migration
Yes
200 hosts/cluster
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Cluster Size
32 Hosts in Cluster/Pool
Yes
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Integrated HA (Restart vm)
Yes - Clustered Pool
Yes (HA, WatchDog)
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Automatic VM Reset
Yes
No
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VM Lockstep Protection
No (native);
Yes (with Vendor Add-On: Red Hat Cluster Suite)
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Application/Service HA
No - See Details
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Replication / Site Failover
Yes
Yes
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Central Management
Yes - OVM Manager & Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c Cloud Control
Third-party plug-in framework
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Virtual and Physical
Yes - Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c Cloud Control
Yes
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RBAC / AD-Integration
Yes - Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c Cloud Control
No (native)
Yes (with Vendor Add-On: CloudForms)
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Cross-Vendor Mgmt
Yes - Adding 3rd Party Plug-in from Bluemedora Partner
Yes (RHV-M, Power User Portal)
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Browser Based Mgmt
Yes - OVM Manager & Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c Cloud Control
Yes (extended functionality with CloudForms - Fee-Based Add On)
Yes - Enhanced Web Client (with enhanced SSO), No BDE
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Adv. Operation Management
Yes - Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c Cloud Control
Yes
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  Updates and Backup  
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Hypervisor Upgrades
Yes
Yes (Red Hat Network)
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VM Patching
Yes
Yes; Including RAM
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Live VM Snapshot
Yes - Hot Clones
Yes
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Backup Integration API
Yes