Open source virtualization
- May 14, 2019
Most new apps start in containers nowadays. However, certain legacy applications still don't work with containers. RHV 4.3 hopes to help bridge the gap.
- May 15, 2018
The latest updates to Red Hat's virtualization platform enhance enterprise-grade features. But despite improvements, it's still not a VMware killer.
- May 05, 2017
Red Hat Virtualization 4.1 includes better integration with Ansible and CloudForms. Admins should get to know these and other RH products to better manage their environments.
- June 25, 2015
Red Hat is adding features to its virtualization software to stay competitive, but is also worried about staying relevant as the industry moves to embrace cloud and containers.
- June 23, 2015
Docker networking limitations have hindered production use of containers, but a new feature adds much-needed flexibility.
- December 20, 2013
With the majority of costumers sticking with VMware vSphere, Red Hat has changed its tune with RHEV 3.3.
- October 24, 2013
Red Hat released RHEV 3.3 this week, with features comparable to VMware and Microsoft. Does the open source hypervisor stand a chance in the market?
- July 19, 2013
Open source virtualization software has improved, and admins want more choice, but VMware and Hyper-V still dominate the market.
- June 25, 2013
Citrix is giving away the whole XenServer kit and caboodle in an attempt to win over cloud providers and the businesses they serve.
- June 13, 2013
Some IT departments have turned to low-cost, flexible virtualization platforms, such as Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, to lower VMware costs.
- June 29, 2012
Couldn’t make it to this year’s Red Hat Summit and JBoss World? We hit the high points with quotes and insight from the event.
- June 28, 2012
As Microsoft and VMware battle for supremacy in cloud management and virtualization, Red Hat offers new pricing deals. But price has never been the problem for Red Hat's software.
- April 04, 2012
Open source Xen initially caused a stir in the industry, but a series of moves from Linux vendors has stunted the hypervisor’s adoption rate.
- January 19, 2012
RHEV 3.1 will include storage live migration and other KVM virtualization management features that will give server virtualization users a viable alternative to Microsoft and VMware.
- December 16, 2011
Red Hat says the new oVirt project to develop its RHEV-M will result in sophisticated open source virtualization management tools, but so far it’s being met with a lukewarm response.
- November 08, 2011
VMware’s Java application performance management software is now available for purchase, and other virtualization news in brief.
- October 11, 2011
Respondents in our 2011 Virtualization Decisions survey gave Citrix XenServer and Red Hat KVM a new look.
- October 07, 2011
FlashSoft now supports automated caching for Linux workloads in virtual machines; NetEx supports Hyper-V; Red Hat launches oVirt; Veeam signs on cloud service provider partners.
- September 23, 2011
The OVA has grown to more than 200 members, NASA adopts Vblock, VMware Labs presents a new fling called VPT, and more news in brief.
- July 06, 2011
Users aren’t sold that the Open Virtualization Alliance can promote KVM over VMware, the "safe” virtualization choice.
- June 07, 2011
The mainline Linux kernel now supports Xen, but the KVM horse has left the barn, say experts.
- May 09, 2011
A year after Red Hat declared sole allegiance to KVM, many shops still face logistical hurdles to putting the Kernel-based Virtual Machine hypervisor into production.
- May 06, 2011
Red Hat will shift its Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization management server from Windows to Java and Linux. Attendees at the Red Hat Summit say the change can’t come fast enough.
- April 15, 2011
An IBM distinguished engineer says there are major misconceptions about whether KVM is a Type 1 or Type 2 hypervisor. IT pros, meanwhile, worry about support and compatibility.
- September 17, 2010
Enterprise users say the reported VMware-Novell deal wouldn't be a total shock as VMware tries to round out its data center stack.
- September 16, 2010
A new Red Hat utility could solve long-standing problems with live migration of virtual machines and even enable the move to public clouds. But users remain cautious.
- July 08, 2010
More cloud service providers are considering ditching Xen in favor of KVM, but the complicated Xen-to-KVM migration process has many in wait-and-see mode.
- June 25, 2010
Support for KVM server virtualization has grown, but users who make the move from KVM to Xen face a potentially complex migration process and political minefields in the data center.
- June 09, 2010
Thanks to a new pact between VMware and Novell, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server is now VMware's Linux of choice for virtual appliances.
- April 13, 2010
VMware and Salesforce.com have teamed up to deliver a cloud computing offering.
- April 01, 2010
To close the gap on VMware, virtualization up-and-comers Microsoft and Red Hat both delivered beta offerings of their respective Hyper-V and RHEV offerings this week.
- February 24, 2010
Microsoft and Red Hat have made nice with new Hyper-V Linux Integration Components. RHEL will now run better as a guest on Hyper-V.
- November 10, 2009
A new open source project strives to bring VMware-like fault tolerance to Xen hypervisor environments, and other news in brief.
- October 12, 2009
Some virtualization pros laud Avaya's embrace of virtualization support in its unified communications server. But skeptics say the Xen-based platform is a nonstarter without VMware support.
- October 08, 2009
The two OS vendors have made good on a promise to provide joint certification and support for their respective OSes and virtualization platforms.
- October 07, 2009
VMware and Citrix have pushed their wares to nascent cloud providers, but hosting provider Parallels wants in on the game.
- September 23, 2009
A recent survey on virtualization purchasing decisions shows that IT shops have coalesced around VMware and Microsoft hypervisors to the exclusion of all others.
- June 18, 2008
At Red Hat Summit, Red Hat touted its new KVM hypervisor -- a rival to VMware's hypervisor -- as well as its virtualization management and security tools.