The Virtualization Room

December 2007

  • VMware’s busy week: Virtualization Log

    Alex Barrett - Modern Infrastructure Editor-in-Chief 15 Dec 2007
  • VMware has made two significant news announcements of late: the long-awaited availability of ESX 3.5, and SAP's blessings for its applications running within VMware virtual machines. What we failed ...

  • VMware competition nears; Microsoft ships Hyper-V beta

    Alex Barrett - Modern Infrastructure Editor-in-Chief 13 Dec 2007
  • VMware, are you listening? Microsoft's Hyper-V hypervisor, formerly known as Viridian, is available for public beta, the company announced today. It can be obtained by downloading Windows Server ...

  • Virtualization planning…with a little help

    Rick Vanover - Veeam 12 Dec 2007
  • Planning your virtual environment is critically important - and should not be taken on without the proper resources.  Sure you have IT colleagues that are giving you ideas and making you wish your ...

  • So long, SWsoft; hello, Parallels

    Alex Barrett - Modern Infrastructure Editor-in-Chief 12 Dec 2007
  • It's no secret that SWsoft, the company known for its Virtuozzo OS virtualization software, and Parallels, of Apple desktop virtualization fame, are co-owned, but now the firm has decided to ...

  • Virtual Iron 4.2 plays catch-up with VMware

    Alex Barrett - Modern Infrastructure Editor-in-Chief 10 Dec 2007
  • Virtual Iron announced version 4.2 of its server virtualization platform today, adding new features that inch the offering closer to feature parity with market leader VMware ESX Server and that ...

  • Down and dirty with storage and networking: Virtualization Log

    Alex Barrett - Modern Infrastructure Editor-in-Chief 10 Dec 2007
  • Designing the storage to go along with your virtual environment? In this tip, Anil Desai explains a variety of ways to avoid storage (I/O) bottlenecks. In his analysis, Desai covers all the bases: ...

  • Single-stop shopping for virtualization?

    Rick Vanover - Veeam 07 Dec 2007
  • Can you get your core hardware vendor to sell you the hardware, the virtualization software, integration services, and support? Sure can. This becomes more of a benefit as you can get direct access ...