2013-09-23 00:27: Added information about ESXi 5.5 not including RTL8111E support
2013-09-23 22:23: Added a link to installing ESXi 5.5 with RTL8111E support
In my last post, I covered my journey of finding a small, quiet, low-power virtualisation lab computer that can run nested virtualisation.
The final system
To summarise, here’s the system I ended up with, after much consideration:
- Gigabyte Brix, Core i5 barebones kit (GB-XM11-3337) [Buy in the UK]
- 16GB (2x8GB) SO-DIMM Crucial RAM
- Plextor M5M 256GB SSD [Buy in the UK]