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I need a tool that will create a Differencing disk by comparing two VHD files

I have two VHDX files of the same volume created at different times and I need a tool to create a differencing disk that could be used to bring the older copy up to date with the newer one. One copy ...
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Containers and Virtual machines

I'am looking for a lightweight vm/container to contain\isolate a certain program from the host,I’m stuck in a situation where i need to use 2 isolated apps and make them communicate with each other . ...
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An IaaS or private cloud platform that support multiple virtualizaton type on one host?

We want to setup a real private cloud infrastructure in our company. We're currently using Proxmox as the virtualization platform to manage both VMs and LXC containers. What we're looking for is an ...
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Hyperconvergence infrastructure software to play with?

It looks like the "hyperconvergence infrastructure" (HCI) software became essential trend now - some examples are below: Nutanix SimpliVity I want to find out what is real in this trend and what is ...
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From an external script, move a mouse programmatically in a VirtualBox VM

Are there language libraries that allow me to do this? I want to simulate mouse input without relying on a script running inside the VM.
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Is their an official macOS download for virtual machines?

I want to use Xcode to develop iOS apps, but I only have a laptop with Windows software, and I know about virtual machines like VirtualBox and VMware, so I wondered: "Is their an official way to get ...
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Software known to check for CPUID 0x40000000 leaf/If running in a VM environment - Windows

This question is related to this >> https://superuser.com/questions/1369138/check-for-cpuid-0x40000000-leaf-windows but I don't think the "tool" I am looking for exists. So my theory is to now look ...
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OS and Software to run on my server for NAS and Virtualization purposes

I finaly have dicided to run a home server, these are the specs: Intel Core i5 8400 Gigabyte Z370P D3 16GB Ballistix DDR4 Sport LT WD SSD Green 120GB M.2 3D NAND 4 x Western Digital Red 4TB (I might ...
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Online virtual machine for malware tests?

I can remember a website that allowed people to upload malware to test it on their virtual machine server. There was a screenshot of a virtual Windows XP machine, updated every ~5 minutes. I am ...
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Software to analyze an exe file

I'm looking for an application with a good GUI that will 1) Record all the activities done by the executing program. (Reading/Writing/Modifying) files changes to system settings or registry or any ...
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Is there any opensource or free software which can boot virtual machine image or VHD?

There is a product by VMLite, VBoot, which can run a small kernel when booting and start a virtual machine in VHD or RAW ... (I have not used it, because it is not free, and The maintenance of it ...
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Virtualization/sandbox software for Windows specifically designed to safely install software that may be bundled with PUPs

I'm looking for an extremely lightweight VM or virtualization tool for Windows that can be used to safely open installers that may be bundled with potentially unwanted programs (PUPs). (For an ...
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Build static cloud images using manifest

We have several virtual machine images which run on KVM. They are not suitable to be run as a container service like Docker. We like to have the VM hosting its own kernel and be independent on all ...
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I need to emulate a specific hardware model (memory, motherboard, processor, etc.) Is there any software for this?

I'm looking for some software that allows me to emulate a certain hardware, brand memory, capacity, etc., since I have hibernating a system on a borrowed motherboard and then sold it. I do not know if ...
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Linux full-time online server, as sporadic workstation concerning safety

TLDR: Use one machine as full-time online server, and sporadically as workstation with monitor attached: what software setup, considering ease of use and security? A little bit of context: I just ...
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Creating and administering many virtual machines locally

I need some sort of software that will allow me to create a few virtual machines in which I can install and run arbitrary software (e.g. nginx) and be able to run arbitrary commands (e.g. strace) in ...
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Remote Desktop with “VMware Unity Mode”

I often Remote Desktop (to another Windows server as another user) to run one of a few applications (including Windows Explorer itself) to perform various administrative tasks. I am looking for a way ...
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Is there a free method to share a USB device from a hyper-v host to a guest VM?

I have a requirement to attach a USB device to a hyper-v host, and get it connected to a guest VM. Looks like there are hardware solutions, or software solutions cost over $100, but the only free/...
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Lighter alternative to Virtualbox?

For the past few years, I have been using a Linux system installed on VirtualBox as my work environment. This allowed me to do two important things: I can install specific versions of any library and ...
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Where can I find a legitimate and safe version of Windows XP Professional? [closed]

I need to do a repair on a virtualised Windows XP machine and I'm struggling to find any physical discs or ISO anywhere from a legitimate source. I have noticed Microsoft has pulled all of their IOS ...
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Are there any OS X hypervisors that allow nested virtualisation?

I am preparing for the RHCSA exam and am using a CentOS 7 VM to practice. One of the objectives is to be able to configure a KVM VM using Virtual Machine Manager and hence my CentOS VM's emulated CPU ...
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Desktopless Virtual Machine for Windows

TL;DR: I'm looking for a Windows version of Parallels Headless Mode, to run Windows. I'm looking for virtual machine software that can run different programs that aren't confined by the limits of the ...
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Virtualization in a sandbox software

I need a software to run multiple heavy 3d apps in a virtual environment. It can be a virtual machine or a sandbox. I had Sandboxie to do this to me but it stopped working, and it seems their support ...
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Mount achive as a virtual drive

I want to mount achive (preferably 7z, but any nice one is ok) as a virtual drive in Windows. There are following facts: Let's assume that we have an empty achive. When it'll be created doesn't ...
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VM server choices for home lab/general use

I'm in the process of setting up a VM server to virtualise a lot of my home use/home lab activities, and as I get closer to system setup, I realise that I'm actually still confused/not clear about my ...
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Is there a Cloud Management Platform that can control/manage hosted, open source Linux VMs?

Is there a CMP that can manage QEMU/KVM VMs without OpenStack? Is there a CMP that can integrate with oVirt? I want to manage a hybrid cloud (AWS and on-premises VMs) with the same application. I ...
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Hypervisor to embed in my product

I'm looking for hypervisor recommendations for use in a product that has to run a mixed bag of VMs. The actual product uses a touch screen PC, and runs on Linux. The user only ever sees our ...
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Software to copy Windows 10 onto a virtual hard disk for Virtual PC or VMWare

My IOmega hard drive used to come with software named V Clone, with which I could create images of the whole system. It could also clone a system onto a virtual hard drive. Unfortunately this company ...
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Cross-platform virtual disk or volume

Basically I need some software that can mount a virtual disk file as a disk or a volume file as a volume, that works for both Windows and Linux. For example, Windows' built-in support for VHD files ...
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Container-based virtual machine solution like Docker?

I'm trying to find a solution to build a consistent development environment across different machines: Windows PC, Windows laptop, MacBook … Recently I learned Docker, the concept attracts me. But ...
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What public cloud could support OpenStack in a hybrid cloud deployment?

I would like to have an OpenStack instance powered by a hybrid cloud. When demand becomes extremely high, I'd like to promptly leverage the unlimited resources in the public cloud. What public cloud ...
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open source commandline tool to create OVF and OVA files

Essentially I'm hoping for an open source alternative to VMware's ovftool that will run on Linux (Debian). ovftool works fine but as it's not open source I can't redistribute it... I have looked at ...
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Tool for monitoring the following services in a virtual environment [closed]

I am interested in monitoring the below mentioned services. Please let me know if there is any tool that is available to do the same. We are currently using Nagios for monitoring purposes, but I don't ...
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What is the best android emulator?

I am trying to install an android emulator for my mobile device browser testing. I tried with Google Android emulator, Bluestacks and GenyMotion. But all these three have some problems with it, ...
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Host OS for multiple VMs

I am looking for an operating system that was designed to run virtual machines. My requirements: Preferably some distro of Linux (ideally Debian-based, but doesn't matter) Not be GPU intensive (I ...
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Reservation system for support environments

I work for a software developer, where part of my job is to administer the environment that my support team uses to triage client issues. I am looking for a utility that manages reserved access to ...
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Software to determine which VM needs more resources

I have a physical server which runs 8 virtual machines with virt-manager and kvm. Since one VM is not needed anymore, I want to give the remaining hosts more resources. I need a tool which helps me ...
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What's a good, simple, bare-metal (or thin) hypervisor suitable for a home server?

I'm currently running a HP Microserver with a single Debian OS running a variety of home-server tasks (NAS, Plex, OwnCloud, Minecraft Server, basic web hosting, git source control repositories etc). ...
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Which virtualization applicaton is compatible with regular antiviruses?

I know that such soft as BitDefenter or Kaspersky will not work under VirtualBox. I know also that there are some specific kinds of antiviruses designed specifically for work under virtual enviroments,...
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Software application that packages DOS application for Windows?

I'm looking for an application that packages a DOS application so that it will run on Windows. Essentially I'm looking for DOSbox, but in a way that is transparent to the user. i.e., when someone ...
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Virtualization Software for Windows

I'm searching a good and reliable virtualization software for Windows 8/8.1 and therefor for Windows 10 too (which shouldn't be that hard, as it will work on Windwos 8). I know VMWare and VirtualBox. ...
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Which Windows edition to choose for re-distribution as part of a virtual machine

I have developed a server application which is hosted by an IIS 7.5 running on Windows. Aside from a web frontend the application also provides a SOAP and a REST API. Clients will only interact with ...
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Mount VMDK files with write access

I am looking for a freeware solution to mount VMDK files on Windows. Requirements: Mount as drive letter Write access Windows 7 SP1 x64 Freeware / gratis Commercial use allowed I have already tried:...
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Why this screen small in Oracle vm? [closed]

I don't know why ı use oracle vm virtual box half screen?
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Is there a CI service which uses qemu as isolation?

My crucial criteria for the choice of a continous integration (CI) service is isolation. After getting started with hudson and gump I realized that the isolation against the running system has to be ...
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Software to emulate ARM on Windows

I would like to emulate a few ARM images, but I just cannot find a tool for that. Is there something like VirtualBox to have an ARM virtual machine?
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What hypervisor can I use on Windows 7?

I have to work for a few weeks on a Windows 7 machine and I need to use it to host developer virtual machine containing SharePoint 2013 and Visual Studio 2012. Since the virtual machine serves a lot ...
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application with different instances [closed]

I have one application developed in Spring Framework and this application deals with large amount of data.So it would be better if I will give a dedicated application or separate instance to each ...
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Session Snapshots like the Virtualbox's but native to the OS

Is there a software that provides support for Session Snapshots which is commonly found in virtualization software like virtualbox? It would let you save a "state" of all your opened applications and ...
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Dynamic Virtual Environment for executing programs

I'm looking for the software that can execute the programm in its own virtual environment. Sort of, creating small virtual machine dynamically for each programm, with it's own disk, limited memory etc....