[BNM] Bare metal vs VMware - VMware recommentations

Andrew Holway andrew.holway at gmail.com
Tue May 18 20:19:09 BST 2021


Their "consumer grade" stuff is certainly best avoided. This VMware
solution is really well done however. YMMV IANAL

On Tue, 18 May 2021 at 14:31, Henry Hughes <henry at 542.digital> wrote:

> Can't comment on vmware but 1and1 comes with a fair amount of historical
> baggage
>
> https://search.theregister.com/?q=1and1
>
> https://webhostinggeeks.com/providers/1and1
>
> H
>
> On Tue, 18 May 2021 at 09:42, Andrew Holway <andrew.holway at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi Simon,
> >
> > The 1and1 vmware service is really excellent.
> > https://cloud.ionos.co.uk/private-cloud
> >
> > I've been using it extensively recently. I can help you out if you need
> > some support.
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Andrew
> >
> > On Tue, 18 May 2021, 10:34 Simon Early, <simon.early at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Greetings listertians
> > >
> > > So, the move to Bare Metal servers with THG has been nothing short of a
> > > disaster - problematic support to the point of "no, you do it. heres a
> > > link" etc. I wouldnt recommend anyone going with THG if there is a
> viable
> > > alternative!
> > >
> > > Having said all of that, it would appear that VMware is a better
> solution
> > > for us. We have been assured of like-for-like OR BETTER performance on
> > > WMware (I am sceptical) on their shared resource.
> > >
> > > Does anyone have recommendations for a UKbased VMware providers I can
> > > approach for a competitive quote?
> > > cheers,
> > > Simon
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