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  • May 11, 2011 11 May'11

    Long-distance vMotion inches toward reality…who will use it?

    A new product announced by VMware parent company EMC Corp. this week could lay the groundwork for live migration of virtual servers over large geographic distances. But storage is just one part of ...

  • May 10, 2011 10 May'11

    KVM and Hyper-V sittin' in a tree, l-a-m-e-n-t-i-n-g

    At last week's Red Hat Summit, company execs painted Microsoft as their bitter rival. But the two vendors may have more in common than you'd think. I was reading Beth Pariseau's story on KVM's slow ...

  • May 09, 2011 09 May'11

    IBM addresses KVM memory overcommit with trial tool

    Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 and Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) 2.2 offer some options for memory overcommit, but these features can interfere with one another in some scenarios, ...

  • May 09, 2011 09 May'11

    Red Hat KVM deployments face uphill battle

    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 06 May'11

    Red Hat gives Windows the boot with RHEV 3.0

    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.

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  • May 05, 2011 05 May'11

    Red Hat to improve VM conversion tools

    BOSTON -- By nature, virtual machines (VMs) are movers and shakers. The tools in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 perform the essential tasks of virtual-to-virtual (V2V) conversions, ...

  • May 04, 2011 04 May'11

    Most Red Hat KVM customers are VMware users

    BOSTON -- Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) has about 500 customers worldwide, and more than half are existing VMware users. That's the word from Red Hat product marketing manager Chuck ...

  • May 04, 2011 04 May'11

    Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3 features previewed

    BOSTON -- New details have emerged regarding Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) 3. Chuck Dubuque, a Red Hat product marketing manager, shared the details during a RHEV overview session here ...

  • May 04, 2011 04 May'11

    VMware kills cloud's promise, Red Hat says

    BOSTON -- Your choice of hypervisor is a vote for the future of IT. And to choose VMware is to vote against the promise of cloud computing. That's been the message from Red Hat executives here at ...

  • May 04, 2011 04 May'11

    Oracle licensing for vSphere 4.1 irks VMware pros

    Once again, Oracle’s licensing for VMware virtual environments has irked users. This time the roadblock concerns VMware’s latest features, DRS Host Affinity and CPU pinning.

  • May 02, 2011 02 May'11

    PacketMotion claims alternative to virtual firewalls

    PacketMotion's new virtual appliance can detect events and anomalies at the transaction level and stop rogue transactions as they happen, the vendor says.

  • April 29, 2011 29 Apr'11

    VMware: Microsoft for the 21st century?

    "Deep down, Maritz and his colleagues know the traditional operating system isn't going anywhere anytime soon." I wrote that sentence last month, when I argued that VMware's iPad app actually ...

  • April 28, 2011 28 Apr'11

    VMware users hope PXE Manager isn't just a fling

    Users say large environments could benefit from a centralized means of updating ESXi hosts, but there are some network security concerns with the PXE Manager fling.

  • April 25, 2011 25 Apr'11

    PXE Manager for vCenter: VMware's latest fling

    VMware has released PXE Manager for vCenter, a new tool that supports automatic PXE boot and patch management for ESXi hosts. PXE Manager for vCenter also lets users automate ESXi host provisioning ...

  • April 25, 2011 25 Apr'11

    Veeam readies capacity planning for virtualization management battle

    Experts say the release of VMware vCenter Operations means the race is on in the virtualization management market to deliver the most comprehensive products at the best price.

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