Microsoft Hyper V and Virtual Server
- September 15, 2009
Virtualization skills-- and VMware expertise in particular -- can boost the chances of landing a high-paying IT job.
- September 02, 2009
Burton Group compared VMware's vSphere, Citrix's XenServer 5.5 and Microsoft's Hyper-V R2 for production environment readiness, and it dismissed Hyper-V once again.
- August 20, 2009
Microsoft's Hyper-V Quick Migration feature is quick, but not instant. So for Nissan, which can grind to a standstill with system downtime, the new Live Migration can't come soon enough.
- August 19, 2009
Microsoft Hyper-V R2's Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV) and Jumbo Frames support will improve scalability and speed data transfers, one tester says.
- August 12, 2009
New competition from Microsoft, criticism from Wall Street and an unflattering Novell comparison raise questions about VMware's future virtualization dominance.
- August 04, 2009
An expert considers Microsoft's virtualization and cloud computing strategy and weighs its chances against VMware's.
- July 31, 2009
Unlike VMware, Microsoft's Hyper-V doesn't monitor network traffic. And the omission has raised questions about whether the hypervisor is secure enough to be enterprise-ready.
- July 27, 2009
Can Microsoft capitalize on the release of its Hyper-V R2 virtualization hypervisor, or is VMware's lead insurmountable? It depends on whom you ask.
- July 24, 2009
With Microsoft Hyper-V R2 coming, investors wonder whether VMware customers will remain loyal to the pioneering virtualization vendor.
- July 22, 2009
On the surface, Microsoft's move to open-source its Hyper-V Linux drivers seems major, but its real-world impact isn't so significant.
- July 16, 2009
Support for 64 logical processors brings Hyper-V R2 up to par with VMware, but it's more a perk for existing Microsoft virtualization customers than a reason to migrate.
- July 13, 2009
The server virtualization market has seen highly anticipated releases and major acquisitions in 2009. Catch up on the biggest virtualization news so far.
- July 06, 2009
Thanks to new hot-add and remove capabilities in Hyper-V R2, Microsoft's virtual storage play will get a boost. But is it too little too, late?
- May 28, 2009
In today's news in brief, while the world waits for Windows Server 2008 R2, Microsoft posts Windows Server 2008 SP2 to the Web.
- May 21, 2009
Veteran virtualization users remain loyal to VMware and say Hyper-V R2 won't improve Microsoft's position, while others predict XenServer's demise.