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June 30, 2009  7:05 PM

Red Hat turning VMworld into KVMworld?



Posted by: Colin Steele
Citrix, Colin Steele, KVM, Microsoft, Open source, Red Hat, VMworld 2009

VMworld 2009 is still two months away, but at least one virtualization competitor is already planning to steal some thunder at the show.

April 27, 2009  6:34 PM

Open source hypervisors face an uphill battle



Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, Microsoft Hyper-V, Open source, Oracle, server virtualization, Sun Microsystems, VMware

VMware vs. Microsoft is the hot debate in virtualization these days, but what about proprietary vs. open source hypervisors? Forrester Research has an interesting take on that topic. The...


September 29, 2008  10:44 AM

EsXpress: A good idea come ’round again



Posted by: Joe Foran
Joseph Foran, Linux and virtualization, Open source, Servers, Uncategorized, Virtual machine, Virtualization, Virtualization management, VMware, VMworld, VMworld 2008

I had the opportunity to spend a little time at the esXPress booth at VMworld 2008 this year, and I could kick myself. Hard. To go to the start of why ... a long time ago, back when my office primarily used VMware GSX3 for virtulization at the server level, I had a real need to do backups of the...


August 28, 2008  7:44 AM

Xen version 3.3 enhances performance, scalability to open source hypervisor



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
Citrix XenServer, Embedded Virtualization, hardware, Intel, Open source, Oracle VM, Servers, Sun xVM, Virtual machine, Virtualization platforms, Xen, XenSource

Xen.org announced the release of a new version of the project's open source hypervisor, Xen 3.3 today, with enhancements to security, performance and scalability. Xen logo


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