Introduction to virtualization and how tos
- July 23, 2008
After announcing a lowered revenue forecast, VMware's new CEO laid out the strategy for competing with Microsoft and for bulking up the company's management software portfolio.
- July 23, 2008
With VMware soon to offer ESXi for free, the hypervisor will officially become commoditized.
- July 21, 2008
A VMware engineer says that the Nested Page Table technology in AMD's quad-core processor Barcelona is the answer to problems in virtualizing large workloads.
- June 25, 2008
Red Hat's new KVM-based hypervisor may be easier to install alongside Linux, but paravirtualized offerings like Citrix's Xen still trump the new hypervisor, say KVM detractors.
- June 16, 2008
Novell's latest service pack for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server includes support for VMware's VMI brand of paravirtualization.
- May 06, 2008
Oracle says that its Xen-based hypervisor Oracle VM outperforms competitors like VMware. So why can't Oracle produce data or users to vouch for its virtualization software?
- February 28, 2008
Using VMware's new VMsafe APIs, security vendors can use the ESX hypervisor to bring an extra layer of security to apps running within virtual machines.
- February 26, 2008
HP, Dell and Fujitsu have joined IBM among the ranks of vendors that will ship servers running VMware's embedded ESX Server 3i.
- February 20, 2008
Desktops running on Pano Logic's ultra-slim thin-client device now run on VMware's latest hypervisor and support a variety of user-access models.
- February 08, 2008
With Ardence-derived Provisioning Server included in the latest version of XenServer, administrators can now stream OS images to virtual or physical machines.
- February 06, 2008
VMware boasts three new examples of health-care customers using virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), but VDI deployments are still in the exploratory phases.
- January 21, 2008
With plans to add Solaris Containers and Xen virtualization platforms to VMware, a hosting provider strives to meet customer demand.
- November 15, 2007
VMware takes issue with Oracle's claim that Oracle VM is three times more efficient than current x86-based server virtualization products.
- November 02, 2007
Hitachi's forthcoming Intel Xeon BladeSymphony servers don't need VMware-style virtualization to run multiple guests. They can use embedded virtualization instead.
- October 08, 2007
The deluge of new features in the VMware ESX hypervisor is keeping the company 10 steps ahead of its competition.