>> Aren't you limited to only 8GB of RAM in ESXi5 free version? That's a huge >> downside for me. > > Yes, that's correct. But as the OP said, there's perhaps no reason why > this wouldn't be good on ESXi v4 as well, which doesn't have the 8GB > RAM limit. Sorry, looks like I was working off old info. Seems like VMware upped it to 32GB.