Microsoft Hyper-V Server vs Xen : Which is Better?

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Microsoft Hyper-V Server

Microsoft Hyper-V Server is a stand-alone hyper-visor based virtualization product which includes live migration. Developed by Microsoft

License: Commercial

Categories: Network & Admin

Apps available for Windows Linux

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Xen

Xen Project is a hypervisor using a microkernel design, providing services that allow multiple computer operating systems to execute on the same computer hardware concurrently. Developed by Citrix

License: Open Source

Categories: Network & Admin

Apps available for Linux

Microsoft Hyper-V Server VS Xen Feature comparision

Feature Microsoft Hyper-V Server Xen
Hypervisor
Virtualization
Open VMDK files
Multiple languages
Zalando integration
Support for Android Things
Bundled with macOS
Live migration
Clustering
Container
High Availability
Container Orchestration
Operating system
Virtual Machines
Cloud IDE
Web Development
FOSS
VNC Viewer
GNU/linux-libre
Portable
Parity Drives
Backup
Data Redundancy
Encrypted backups
Emulation
Extensible by Plugins/Extensions
Linux-based
Compatible with xen
Disaster Recovery
Container virtualization
Sandbox
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