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February 29, 2012  10:27 PM

Red Hat: The T-Mobile of virtualization?

Posted by: KeithKessinger
IT vendors, Red Hat, server virtualization, T-Mobile

Red Hat hit a milestone, posting

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September 6, 2011  2:47 PM

Red Hat has it both ways with Hybrid Mode

Posted by: KeithKessinger
Red Hat, RHEV, VMworld 2011

Red Hat revealed a future feature of KVM and Red Hat Enterprise Linux at VMworld 2011 that will allow native non-virtualized applications to run alongside virtual machines and virtual desktops on a host. Called Hybrid Mode, it will eliminate latency issues associated with running workloads inside...

May 10, 2011  3:23 PM

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

Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, Hyper-V vs. VMware, KVM, Red Hat

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...

May 9, 2011  3:47 PM

IBM addresses KVM memory overcommit with trial tool

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
IBM, Red Hat

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.

May 5, 2011  10:56 AM

Red Hat to improve VM conversion tools

Posted by: AlyssaWood
KVM, P2V, Red Hat, Xen

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

Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, Red Hat, VMware

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

Posted by: KeithKessinger
Red Hat

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

Posted by: Colin Steele
cloud computing, Colin Steele, Red Hat, VMware

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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September 15, 2010  6:38 PM

Odds-makers: Who’s buying Novell?

Posted by: Colin Steele
Citrix, Colin Steele, Microsoft. Intel, Novell, Oracle, Red Hat, VMware

The New York Post got the scoop today that Novell is selling itself in two parts: its SUSE Linux business will go to a mysterious "strategic buyer," and the rest to a private...

August 24, 2010  3:48 PM

SAP/Red Hat deal: Adios, KVM?

Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, KVM, Red Hat

Hot on the heels of the Intel/McAfee deal and the Dell/HP/3PAR bidding war comes more possible acquisition news: Rumor has it that SAP will acquire Red Hat. Local Tech Wire, an IT blog based...

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