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Dual Core and Quad-Core

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Does both support Virtualisation?
i am trying to buy a server for my VMware study .
i have seen servers with Dual core and Quad-core.
i like to buy quad-core and want to make sure that support VT.
HP proliant DL380 G5 Quad-core Xeon
i do not want to by a wrong server.
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Most do support vt, check with intel site if the proccessor supports it. Make sure your hardware is on the compatibility list for vmware esx.
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What is the goal for the server, if it is just for testing/training you could go with a lower end system. VT depends on the processor, generally most new systems support the function. I would suggest googling the specific processor to verify its compatibility. VMware also provides a hardware compatibility list on their website.

http://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/search.php
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Yes, VMware does, but the CPU must have Intel-VT or AMD-V to be able to run vSphere or install 64-bit VMs. The server you have there is listed in the HCL for ESX/i4.1 and below:
http://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/search.php?action=search&deviceCategory=server&productId=1&advancedORbasic=advanced&maxDisplayRows=50&key=&release%5B%5D=-1&datePosted=-1&partnerId%5B%5D=41&formFactorId%5B%5D=-1&filterByEVC=0&filterByFT=0&min_sockets=&min_cores=&min_memory=&rorre=0

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We use the exact same server here and it works great. Uploading a screenshot of the VM Infrastructure Client that shows the details also.
2011-02-28-1100.png
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Ditto :)

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Thank you all, Only way i can learn VMware .
buy a server and learn it.
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