KVM (Kernel Virtualization Module) is an open source, popular and efficient virtualization technology provided by Linux kernel. Virtualization creates virtual ram, devices, disks, CPU’s, networks etc. Qemu is the user space tool used to provide these to the kernel level virtualization tool KVM. Disk is one of the most important...
Working with vmware is very easy but if you use linux you can prefer kvm so I did. Kvm is more leightweight and if you get the shortcuts it is easir then vmware workstation. When you migrate from vmware to kvm or u get a vmware appliance it is better...
In linux you can change disk formats whatever you want with tool called qemu-img.You can install it with your package manager
$ apt-get install qemu-img
$ yum install qemu-img
$ qemu-img convert -O qcow2 my_source_image.img my_destination_image.img
If you privilege for images you can use sudo with qemu-img it is very easy -O option says that change to qcow2 if you...