I’ve been a longtime fan of VirtualBox, but recently I decided to give VMware a shot. As it turns out, I really like it. The downside is that at the retail price of $249 — the program is pretty darn expensive. That aside, I spent the last couple days setting up virtual environments with VMware Workstation 9. VMware has really streamlined the process of creating new Virtual Machines (VMs) and below I’ve written out a quick walkthrough that details the experience.