VMware's vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi)
Posted on 2011-05-08
We purchased the Dell PowerEdge™ R710 rack server with two processors and 12 GB ram and 300 GB*6 nos hard disk this server i have install ubuntu 10.4 LTS for the zimbra mail server for about 500 users and should go for virtualization for 2 guests, i got to know VMware's vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi), which is free.Request your suggestion on the below:
1.Is it recommended to install VMware's vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi), which is free edition on the Dell PowerEdge™ R710 rack server on the bare metal and then install the
ubuntu server 10.04 LTS
suse enterprise linux
Please suggest me as this server is going to be a producation server.Thanks in advance.