Hyper-V vs VirtualBox

Hyper-V and Virtualbox are not in the same category. Below is a comparison chart between two.

Hyper V Virtual Box
Server virtualization Desktop virtualization
Type 1 hypervisor. It’s headless virtualization that runs directly on the hardware Type 2 hyperviosr. Virtualbox requires an OS and is a virtualization application that runs on your desktop
Hyper-V is designed to host servers where you don’t need a lot of extra desktop hardware (USB for example) VirtualBox is what you’d use for directly working with a VM, especially if you need sound, USB, and a very wide range of supported OSes
Hyper-V should be faster than VirtualBox in a lot of scenarios. You get things like clustering, NIC teaming, live migration, etc that you’d expect from a server product. Not supported clustering etc.
Better used to host servers, like Microsoft SharePoint, Active Directory, Sql Server, or even MySql to provide resources Better used if you are going to be physically on the VM using it as your environment to write code and design
Available in Microsoft Windows only Cross platform. Available on Windows, Mac, Linux and Solaris

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