I performed these tests about 2 years ago now but I would imagine the results would still be similar.
I have attached several documents which show my findings for the performance of the 3 different Virtualization platforms running on the same hardware with the same guest OS.
|ESXi54.3 64.3 30.3 68.9|
IO Meter Summary – IOPS
|WFS 4KB||DSS DB 1MB||M STR 64KB||SQL SL 64KB||OS P 64KB||WSL 8KB||EXCH 4KB||WS 8KB||VOD 512KB|
See the attached document for more