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August 4, 2008  7:54 AM

Optimizing operating systems for virtual hosts



Posted by: Eric Siebert
Eric Siebert, Microsoft Hyper-V, Microsoft Virtual Server, Virtual machine, Virtualization, Virtualization strategies, VMware, Xen

By eliminating wasteful resource use on your host servers, you can make more resources available for additional virtual machines.

Most operating systems today have been developed to run on physical servers in non-virtual...

July 14, 2008  4:46 AM

When not to treat VMs like physical servers



Posted by: Eric Siebert
Eric Siebert, Microsoft Hyper-V, Microsoft Virtual Server, Virtual machine, Virtualization, Virtualization management, VMware, Xen


July 10, 2008  8:12 AM

Where are the Microsoft Hyper-V users?



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
Microsoft, Microsoft Hyper-V, Microsoft Virtual Server, Virtual Iron, Virtualization, virtualization costs, Virtualization management, Virtualization platforms, VMware

So, earlier this week I wrote a blog about Clabby Analytics Analyst Joe Clabby's report spelling out a handful of


June 25, 2008  4:19 PM

Microsoft to ship Hyper-V … finally



Posted by: Alex Barrett
Microsoft, Microsoft Hyper-V, Microsoft Virtual Server, Uncategorized, Virtual machine, Virtualization, virtualization humor, VMware

Word has it that Microsoft is finally getting it together and releasing Hyper-V, putting the tech world on notice that it is now safe to exhale. Phew, we were all about to turn...


May 5, 2008  7:54 AM

Microsoft extends virtualization management footprint with enhancements



Posted by: Rick Vanover
Microsoft, Microsoft Hyper-V, Microsoft Virtual Server, Rick Vanover, Virtualization

Microsoft announced that the beta release of Virtual Machine Manager 2008 (VMM 2008 ) will now provide the ability to manage Microsoft Virtual Server, Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V and VMware ESX platforms as part of the expanding

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February 22, 2008  5:59 PM

Upgrades, virtualization, and a tantalizing glimpse of the future



Posted by: mschlack
Application virtualization, Desktop virtualization, Microsoft, Microsoft Virtual Server, Servers

I've recently been through a number of operating system upgrade experiences on the small network I maintain to learn about new technologies, and it's really made me hunger for an all-virtual future. I just installed Windows Server 2008 in a VM (VMware Server) and contrasting that with the pain of...


February 7, 2008  1:10 PM

Virtualization strategies for the SMB



Posted by: Rick Vanover
Microsoft Virtual Server, Rick Vanover, Virtualization, Virtualization management, Virtualization strategies, VMware, Xen

The small and medium businesses (SMB) are unique in their approach to virtualization. In attending a recent VMware Users Group (VMUG) meeting it became clear that virtualization is much easier to embrace for the large enterprise, whereas the smaller IT shops have an entirely different dynamic....


December 5, 2007  11:23 AM

The spreading of the field



Posted by: Rick Vanover
Microsoft Virtual Server, Product announcements, Rick Vanover, SUSE/Novell, Virtualization, Virtualization management, Virtualization platforms

When you think virtualization, VMware comes to mind as the leader, correct? Sure ESX is the premium product right now for x86 virtualization, but there is a movement that needs awareness right now.


September 11, 2007  10:43 AM

Standardized virtualization: DMTF accepts Open Virtual Machine Format proposal



Posted by: Ryan Shopp
Microsoft, Microsoft Virtual Server, Virtual machine, Virtualization, Virtualization security, VMware, Xen

They may compete for customers, but virtualization rock stars Dell, HP, IBM, Microsoft, VMware and XenSource have settled their differences long enough to submit a draft proposing an industry standard format for portable virtual machines to the Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF). The DMTF...


August 8, 2007  3:38 PM

LinuxWorld: Expert reviews Microsoft’s mixed messages, Novell’s virtualization news



Posted by: Ryan Shopp
Microsoft, Microsoft Virtual Server, SUSE/Novell, Virtualization, Virtualization platforms

Xen expert Bernard Golden sounds off on Microsoft's presentation at LinuxWorld 2007 and the impact of Novell's new Linux SUSE and virtualization products. Golden is a systems integrator, SearchServerVirtualization.com expert and author of the upcoming book, "Virtualization for...


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