Virtualization: patchingreboots comparison between Hyper-V and VMware


 

 

WS 2008

(9/14/2010)

Reduction

(vs. 2008 Full)

ESX 3.5 / 4.0

(12/30/2009)

WS 2008 R2

(9/14/2010)

Total Patches (no reboot/months)

115 (9/31)

39%

239 / 43

42 (6/12)

Without AD/DNS/Print /Media/Telnet/IIS

57 (10/31)

50%

na

21 (6/12)

Necessary

60 (12/31)

48%

 

25 (6/12)

Total Reboots / eliminated

90/43

48%

134 / ?

35/11

Critical Patches

       

Total Patches

67 (12/31)

55%

84 / 6

25 (6/12)

Without AD/DNS/Print/Media

26 (13/31)

61%

na

9 (6/12)

Necessary

20 (19/31)

70%

62 reboots

8 (6/12)

Comments (2)

  1. Anonymous says:

    could you explain the dates for each OS/Hypervisor?

  2. Anonymous says:

    could you explain the dates for each OS/Hypervisor?