I am a big Fan of Hyper-V not because of it’s “Active development strategy” or being a “Microsoft Product”, but due to the quality of virtualization it delivers.
Major benefits of Hyper-V based Windows VPS
Virtuozzo VPS options rely on what is known as a “container-based” virtualization platform. This means that customers using a Virtuozzo VPS will receive a “virtually private” OS. That means Guest OS are not fully virtualized. This means that Virtuozzo VPS will suffer from disk I/O issues.
Microsoft Hyper-V VPS provides a fully dedicated OS for a Virtual Machine. This means that your Virtual Machine will have its own separate OS, even if it’s physically located on a server with other Virtual Machines. This dedicated OS in turn allow your Virtual Machine to access the resources it needs when it needs them and may mean less lag in response time.
Virtuozzo is a parallel’s product and a software based virtualization platform used to setup Windows VPS.
Hyper-V is Microsoft’s product and a hardware based virtualization platform tightly integrated with Windows Operating System.
Advantages of Hyper-V
- Isolated Operating System
- Install software without restrictions
- Dedicated RAM
- Guaranteed Performance
- Host Server Cannot be Oversold
- Expected Uptime 99.9%+
With Virtuozzo the levels of RAM and CPU are not guaranteed – all VPSs will compete for them. With Hyper-V you’re guaranteed the resources you’re given.