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I am looking at turning my old Dell 2650 and 2950 servers into Vmware vSphere Servers, however vSphere is very very expensive.

Is there an open source alternative that provides the same performance as vSphere in a Ubuntu or Debian distro? I dont actually mean "Virtual box" or "Vmware player" but rather a server hypervisor that is easy to set up and host virtual machines on my network?

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The Best Solution is, It has pretty good web interface.

Proxmox VE

"Liberate your servers and move to an Open Virtualization Platform - Go Open Source!"

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You can try or Both are open source.

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