Hyper-V is based on the Windows You Know™, and as a consequence offers a few fascinating features that could make vSphere administrators envious. However, parity can be achieved on ESXi with minor effort — if you’re not afraid to execute a few shell commands.
You may be familiar with this view of a Hyper-V host — the funnest hypervisor on the block:
But wait! With just a few simple commands — ESXi can easily offer the same capabilities and can be just as fun:
Clearly, not an officially supported modification to your ESXi host, but if you try it for yourself, please share the results — curious to hear why one would store contacts, pictures, videos, and saved games on a hypervisor host.Follow @eric_gray Tweet