What is VMware Workstation used for?
VMware Workstation is a line of Desktop Hypervisor products which lets users run virtual machines, containers and Kubernetes clusters.
What is the latest VMware Workstation version?
VMware Workstation Pro 16
|VMware Workstation Pro 16 icon|
|Stable release||16.2.3 / 10 March 2022|
|Written in||C, C++|
|Operating system||Windows Linux|
What is the difference between VMware Workstation and ESXi?
ESXi is also specifically designed for use in server clusters, VMware Workstation is not. Bottom line: If you’re just playing with a VM or two and don’t have an entire free machine for use as an ESXi host, just stick with VMware Workstation.
Is VMware a Windows or Linux?
VMware Workstation runs on standard x86-based hardware with 64-bit Intel and AMD processors, and on 64-bit Windows or Linux host operating systems. For more detail, see our System Requirements documentation. VMware Workstation Pro and Player run on most 64-bit Windows or Linux host operating systems: Windows 10.
Which VMware Workstation is best?
Workstation/Fusion is obviously the better choice is you already work in a VMware environment, as it will provide better compatibility with VMware servers and data management tools. Overall, probably a better choice for enterprise use.
Is VMware Workstation 64-bit?
VMware Workstation runs on standard x86-based hardware with 64-bit Intel and AMD processors, and on 64-bit Windows or Linux host operating systems.
What OS can run on VMware?
VMware Workstation Pro and Player run on most 64-bit Windows or Linux host operating systems:
- Windows 10.
- Windows Server 2019.
- Windows Server 2016.
- Windows Server 2012.
- Windows 8.
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Can I run ESXi on VMware Workstation?
By default, you can only run 32-bit virtual machines in ESXi. If you need to run 64-bit virtual machines, see the Additional Information section in this article. VMware does not support running nested ESXi/ESX servers in production environments.
What is one benefit of ESXi over VMware Workstation?
3.VMware ESXi provides a better memory management By effectively managing virtual machine memory use, VMware ESXi has more capacity to support virtual machines on the same hardware than any other X86 hypervisor.