P2V V2V and V2P migration
- February 17, 2009
VMware admins have a raft of new management tools at their disposal, including tools to check ESX servers for VMotion compatibility, monitor system performance and secure intra-VM network traffic.
- February 03, 2009
Hoping to promote its "Universal Client" vision, VMware has open-sourced the code for the VMware View client; Blade Network Technologies' now features VMready; an option for new Ethernet switches and more.
- December 22, 2008
Citrix is due to release a suite of management tools for Microsoft Hyper-V that can compete with the sophistication of VMware Virtual Infrastructure and address a void in Hyper-V.
- December 03, 2008
With new security, backup and recovery, and management features under its belt, Novell's PlateSpin strives to become platform agnostic.
- November 18, 2008
AMD wants users to be able to live-migrate virtual machines across Intel and AMD CPUs. But VMware and Intel argue it creates instability and performance problems.
- November 06, 2008
For the first time, AMD and Red Hat demonstrated that live migration of virtual machines across AMD and Intel Xeon-based servers is possible. To date, live migration has been possible only between similar processor families.
- October 28, 2008
For one shop, Oracle VM has proven itself as the right virtualization option over VMware and Citrix XenServer, and the company has replaced Red Hat with Oracle Unbreakable Linux.
- October 14, 2008
Altor Networks says that its virtual firewall stops unwanted traffic from flowing between virtual machines, even if they've been migrated with VMotion.
- September 14, 2008
On day one of VMworld, VMware announced Virtual Datacenter Operating System and vCloud, initiatives designed to enable data centers and managed service providers to exploit cloud computing.
- September 09, 2008
Microsoft Hyper-V's equivalent to VMware VMotion will be available in the next version of Windows Server 2008 and Hyper-V R2, due out in 2010.
- August 19, 2008
After years of pressure, Microsoft has altered its virtualization licensing policy for volume license holders by lifting its 90-day reassignment rule to allow for live migration of virtual machines. But there's a catch.
- July 11, 2007
For a couple thousand bucks, Vizioncore will help you get your disaster recovery plan off the ground with a combination of VMware virtual machines and its own backup and replication software.
- April 18, 2007
VMware Converter users say that the free P2V tool works most of the time, but by no means all of the time.
- April 16, 2007
New P2V capabilities in Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery allow IT administrators to easily recover a failed physical box as a VMware or Microsoft virtual machine.
- April 11, 2007
Not every physical-to-virtual migration is achieved using a P2V utility; some IT managers prefer to create virtual machines the old-fashioned way.