The Virtualization Room:

May, 2011


May 9, 2011  3:47 PM

IBM addresses KVM memory overcommit with trial tool

Beth Pariseau Beth Pariseau Profile: Beth Pariseau

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, according to IBM engineers.

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May 5, 2011  10:56 AM

Red Hat to improve VM conversion tools

Alyssa Wood Alyssa Wood Profile: Alyssa Wood

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 4, 2011  7:55 PM

Most Red Hat KVM customers are VMware users

Colin Steele Colin Steele Profile: Colin Steele

BOSTON -- Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) has about 500 customers worldwide, and more than half are existing VMware users.

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May 4, 2011  7:35 PM

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3 features previewed

KeithKessinger Keith Kessinger Profile: KeithKessinger

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 at the Red Hat Summit. He said a RHEV 3 beta will come out later this summer, and the final version...


May 4, 2011  2:48 PM

VMware kills cloud’s promise, Red Hat says

Colin Steele Colin Steele Profile: Colin Steele

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.

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