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  • IBM addresses KVM memory overcommit with trial tool

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 09 May 2011
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 and Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) 2.2 offer some options for memory overcommit, but these features can interfere with one another in some scenarios, ...

  • Red Hat to improve VM conversion tools

    Alyssa Provazza - Senior Managing Editor 05 May 2011
  • BOSTON -- By nature, virtual machines (VMs) are movers and shakers. The tools in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 perform the essential tasks of virtual-to-virtual (V2V) conversions, ...

  • Most Red Hat KVM customers are VMware users

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 04 May 2011
  • BOSTON -- Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) has about 500 customers worldwide, and more than half are existing VMware users. That's the word from Red Hat product marketing manager Chuck ...

  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3 features previewed

    Keith Kessinger - TechTarget 04 May 2011
  • BOSTON -- New details have emerged regarding Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) 3. Chuck Dubuque, a Red Hat product marketing manager, shared the details during a RHEV overview session here ...

  • VMware kills cloud's promise, Red Hat says

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 04 May 2011
  • BOSTON -- Your choice of hypervisor is a vote for the future of IT. And to choose VMware is to vote against the promise of cloud computing. That's been the message from Red Hat executives here at ...

  • VMware: Microsoft for the 21st century?

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 29 Apr 2011
  • "Deep down, Maritz and his colleagues know the traditional operating system isn't going anywhere anytime soon." I wrote that sentence last month, when I argued that VMware's iPad app actually ...

  • PXE Manager for vCenter: VMware's latest fling

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 25 Apr 2011
  • VMware has released PXE Manager for vCenter, a new tool that supports automatic PXE boot and patch management for ESXi hosts. PXE Manager for vCenter also lets users automate ESXi host provisioning ...

  • Are you a memory add-ministrator?

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 20 Apr 2011
  • The trend toward more memory-packed VMs is now affecting hardware. The amount of RAM installed on new servers is going through the roof, according to the preliminary results of ...

  • VMware credits mega-deals, international sales for record Q1

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 19 Apr 2011
  • Five mega transactions worth $10 million or more each powered VMware revenue for its first quarter, the company said Tuesday night. Wall Street analysts closely questioned VMware CEO Paul Maritz ...

  • Virtualization management not quite there yet

    Keith Kessinger - TechTarget 15 Apr 2011
  • Virtualization has always posed management problems for IT departments. And as more IT shops deploy multiple hypervisors, the problems are getting worse. In companies that deploy both VMware ...

  • VMware Fusion 4 beta testing begins

    Colin Steele - Editorial Director 14 Apr 2011
  • VMware Fusion 4 is now in private beta. Some VMware users received Fusion 4 beta invitations this week, and screenshots are already online. There's no official word if the VMware Fusion 4 beta will ...

  • VMware responds to VCDX certification concerns

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 05 Apr 2011
  • Some virtualization pros have been griping about how VMware awards its advanced VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) certification, saying the scoring process is not transparent enough. Last week, ...