VMWare Virual Machine Performance
Posted on 2009-05-19
I have an XP machine typical configuration 1gb memory, single processor etc. I have a 98 Virtual Machine running - the performance is great. I took the same virtual machine image and loaded it on a dual processor server with 4GB of memory. What I do not understand is it is 10 times slower on the server than it is on the xp pc. The biggest thing that is slower is the network traffic. This is even stranger because the server has a Gigabit adapter and the pc only have 100mb? I have loaded VMWare tools version 126538.
Any thoughts on how to boost performance would be appreciated.