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RE: VMware moves to free with Server product
From: "Burton Strauss" <Burton () FelisCatus org>
Date: Tue, 7 Feb 2006 09:58:32 -0600

VMWare workstation has the snapshot feature...

VMWare Server (and it's big brother ESX) are focused on running machines in
production.  They run on production operating systems (Windows Server and
Linux).  The have tools for running many machines from a shared console.


Workstation is aimed at the individual developer.

-----Burton 

-----Original Message-----
From: Gregory Rubin [mailto:grrubin () gmail com] 
Sent: Monday, February 06, 2006 4:42 PM
To: security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: Re: VMware moves to free with Server product

What I'm still trying to figure out is if VMWare Server is coming out free,
why should I keep using and buying upgrades for my copy of VMWare
Workstation?

I've seen several comparisons on their website between VMWare Server and
both GSX and ESX, but what I'd really like to see is a comparison between it
and workstation.

Greg

P.S. If I can start running headless sessions, I'll be very happy.

On 2/6/06, Brian Loe <knobdy () gmail com> wrote:
The article (one of them at least) seemed to indicate it would be free 
beyond the beta period. Of not, all of their betas are generally free 
downloads (I downloaded workstation 5.0 beta for free anyway) and they 
all expire. If this is going to be free for good, I would still expect 
the beta to expire since, "that's how they do it."

On 2/6/06, Albert Gonzalez <incodeblood () gmail com> wrote:
It is indeed free, but only until its in "Beta" version. I 
downloaded a copy (I already own VMware workstation) and it will 
expire on 7/13/06. So it won't be free forever it seems.

_Albert

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