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April 7, 2008  10:35 AM

User interface management tools may jolt virtualization ecosystem



Posted by: Akutz
Andrew Kutz, Microsoft Hyper-V, Virtualization, Virtualization management

Hypervisors and VMs are becoming commoditized, resulting in a shifting emphasis towards user interface and management tools. In other words, anyone can make a virtualization platform but the platform that survives Hyper-V's entry into the virtualization space is the one that develops stand-out...

April 1, 2008  10:59 AM

A first look at Hyper-V’s Virtual Machine Manager



Posted by: Rick Vanover
Microsoft, Microsoft Hyper-V, Rick Vanover, Virtualization management, Virtualization platforms

Continuing our review of Hyper-V, the recently released Microsoft virtualization product for Windows Server 2008, we focus on the management aspect of the hypervisor. In two other recent blogs, I took a quick look at the


March 20, 2008  11:37 AM

Microsoft readies for Hyper-V finale with new release candidate



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
Microsoft Hyper-V, Product announcements, Virtualization, Virtualization platforms, VMware

Microsoft announced today it has delivered a complete release candidate (RC) of Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V and...


March 18, 2008  12:33 PM

Virtual machine creation in Windows Server 2008 with Hyper-V



Posted by: Rick Vanover
Microsoft, Microsoft Hyper-V, Rick Vanover, Virtualization, Virtualization platforms, Virtualization strategies

We continue our first look at Hyper-V technology in Windows Server 2008 . While Windows Server 2008 has been released, Hyper-V is still in pre-release form. Hyper-V is scheduled to...


March 14, 2008  10:32 AM

First look – Windows Server 2008 with Hyper-V installation



Posted by: Rick Vanover
Microsoft, Microsoft Hyper-V, Rick Vanover, Servers, Virtualization

I have been evaluating Windows Server 2008 since the recent release of the base product to retail sale. The highly anticipated virtualization hypervisor or Hyper-V is not part of the commercial product...


February 25, 2008  11:39 AM

VMware Server guru discusses ESX, Microsoft Hyper-V



Posted by: Ryan Shopp
Microsoft Hyper-V, Virtualization, Virtualization platforms, VMware

Author and programmer Eric Hammersley had launched into using VMware Server when he realized virtualization’s space and cost-saving potential. At the time, he was installing multiple server and switch racks on a ship for the U.S. Navy. His book


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