There are a few possible storage configurations except the shown above. All of them were tested and were working well.

  • 1x SSD 500+ GB

  • 1x HDD (7200 rpm) 500+ GB and 1x SSD 250+ GB (install the system onto the HDD and mount the SSD drive to folder where VM images are)

  • 1x HDD (15000 rpm) 500+ GB

The list of OSes which we used in our lab is shown below.