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Proxmox Reviews

Proxmox is an open-source server virtualization management solution that offers the ability to manage virtual server technology with the Linux OpenVZ and KVM technology.

Social recommendations and mentions

We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about Proxmox and what they use it for.
  • Home ESXI server maybe?
    Proxmox or XCP-NG might be better if you're going to be using consumer level parts. XCP-NG is pretty much CentOS7 with the Xen hypervisor so it has a pretty broad range of device drivers. - Source: Reddit / 26 days ago
  • Dual OS booting
    Okay, yes, that is possible. There quite a few youtube videos showing the basic principle, most of them use the OS Proxmox as the hypervisor (and storage manager). Here's an example of a video with a very large system, but this can be scaled down a lot. - Source: Reddit / about 2 months ago
  • Sanity check for a project idea
    For steps 1 and 2; might I suggest the Proxmox project. An open source VM and Container platform with a web-based management UI, I use it to host various things like websites, minecraft server, gitlab server, even just plain linux (in a container) for testing apps. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • Advice on local persistent volume provisioning with diverse local storage drives
    Hello everybody. I'm a Kubernetes newbie working on building a K3s cluster with a bunch of small VMs, run on a single Proxmox VE (QEMU/KVM hypervisor) 6.4.x host, and I'm not sure about what would be the most proper way of provisioning the persistent volumes with the storage drives I have on my host. The storage setup is as follows:. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago

External sources with reviews and comparisons of Proxmox

What are the Top Most Open Source Virtualization Software?
The name ProxMox itself has no meaning in particular and was chosen, so just because of this domain name availability.
8 Free & Best Open source bare metal hypervisors (Foss)
The Proxmox Open-Source Virtualization Platform has a monolithic system that provides three major functionalities of computing, network, and storage in a single package. It offers both command line and graphical user interface to control, deploy, destroy, monitor, and manage containers and virtual machines. Scalable and easy to use option for data centers, one must try it once.

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