Requesting a VM
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Deciding which virtual solution is right for you
Both VMware and Xen hypervisors support Linux, Windows, Solaris, and some of the BSDs as guests.
Presently CCIS only we run CCIS supported Ubuntu 9.04 server clients on our Xen servers.
The following operating systems are officially supported on ESX servers:
- Asianux 3.0 Server
- CentOS 4
- Debian 4
- Debian 5
- FreeBSD 6
- FreeBSD 7
- OS/2 4, 4.5
- Ubuntu 8.04
- MS-DOS 6.22
- Windows 3.1
- Windows 95
- Windows 98
- Windows 7
- Windows Server 2008 (32-bit and 64-bit)
- Windows Server 2008 R2
- Windows Preinstallation Environment 2.1
- SCO OpenServer 5
- SCO UnixWare 7
- Solaris 8 (experimental)
- Solaris 9 (experimental)
Please note that you are responsible to provide the Operating System Software as well as any application software.
How big a VM do I need?
Each OS requires different amounts of disk and ram to function adequately. Too little and the system will become unusable, too much wastes resources. Unlike physical hardware, with virtual hardware this is no longer a problem. By creating the VM at a reasonable minimum size and adding resources as needed we can ensure your VM will operate at peak performance and efficiency.
Once you decide on what type and size of VM you need simply email systems with the following information: