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June 24, 2010  1:17 PM

Red Hat KVM: A bold vision



Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, Red Hat

BOSTON -- Is Red Hat's move to KVM bold and forward-thinking, or does it show a lack of strategic vision? That's the question our virtualization columnist Mark Vaughn asked me on Twitter yesterday as I covered the Red...

June 23, 2010  5:28 PM

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 2.2 includes Xen converter



Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, Red Hat

BOSTON -- Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 2.2 is out today, and it includes a couple of enhancements for server virtualization. Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 2.2 guest OSes will support up to 256 GB of RAM and 16...


June 17, 2010  8:24 PM

Is Red Hat’s virtualization strategy backfiring?



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

VMware and Novell made big news last week with their announcement that VMware will distribute SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) and push all its virtual appliances onto that OS. One of...


April 30, 2010  5:46 PM

Xen vs. KVM: The battle lines are drawn



Posted by: Colin Steele
Citrix, Colin Steele, KVM, Novell, Oracle, Red Hat, Xen

In case you missed it, News Director Alex Barrett has a very interesting story up on our sister site SearchEnterpriseLinux.com. It's about the Linux community and what she calls its "mass...


February 12, 2010  7:12 PM

Novell KVM hypervisor in the works



Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, KVM, Linux and virtualization, Novell, Red Hat

Novell is jumping on the KVM bandwagon. The company is developing a KVM hypervisor called AlacrityVM, as

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November 4, 2009  4:33 PM

Red Hat virtualization: No Windows Server 2008, RHEL management



Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, KVM, Linux and virtualization, Red Hat, Windows Server 2008

The new Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Servers platform made its debut yesterday, with Red Hat touting it as a "standalone, lightweight, high-performance hypervisor" that...


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.


May 29, 2008  8:18 AM

Virtualization performance benchmarks needed ASAP, vendors say



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
AMD, Application virtualization, hardware, Intel, Networking, Red Hat, Servers, Virtual machine, Virtualization, Virtualization management, VMware, Xen

Big players in the virtualization world griped about the absence of performance benchmarks for virtual machines on CIO Talk Radio yesterday and discussed some of the issues surrounding virtualization standards.

Guests on the show included: Simon...


August 21, 2007  8:57 AM

Citrix’s Acquisition of XenSource – Chris Wolf sounds off



Posted by: cwolf
Application virtualization, Chris Wolf, Desktop virtualization, Linux and virtualization, Microsoft, Red Hat, VDI, Virtual Iron, Virtual machine, Virtualization, Virtualization platforms, Virtualization strategies, VMware, Xen, XenSource

Chris Wolf, Burton Group senior analyst, analyzed Citrix's acquisition of XenSource in a recent Burton Group blog post. He sizes up the situation, saying:

"While having the technology is one thing, bringing it to market is an entirely separate issue. This is where the Citrix acquisition...


July 31, 2007  6:27 PM

Is virtualization where Linux will top Windows…perhaps stealthily?



Posted by: Jan Stafford
Microsoft, Red Hat, SUSE/Novell, Virtual appliances, Xen

Virtualization is the theme of the LinuxWorld 2007 Conference & Expo this year, and that’s as it should be, according to industry veterans I’ve interviewed recently. Virtualization a big boon...


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