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By: Eric Gray

Tue, 08 Sep 2009 18:01:02 +0000

To understand ESXi, please review these articles:

By: Explaining Why ESXi Installs Require Extra Space Besides The Hypervisor | VM /ETC

Fri, 28 Aug 2009 03:27:42 +0000

[...] at times view of the actual amount of space consumed by ESXi when you install it in Does size matter?. Read his post, but the condensed message and my interpretation of what Nate is saying is [...]


Tue, 25 Aug 2009 16:02:09 +0000

Sorry for the typos: "flash" not "flesh"


Tue, 25 Aug 2009 15:41:34 +0000

Hi, VMware conveniently mixes up ESXi Embedded and Installable version. Embedded = 32 MB, installed on a embedded flesh card int the host. It allows diskless hosts (without SAN boot). ESXi Embedded is sold only directly installed on the server by the server vendor, I believe. , I believe. Installable = the ESXi we know, several GB big, the one we install using the CD.