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February 16, 2010  2:26 PM

Oracle VM to support Solaris

Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, Oracle VM, Solaris, SPARC, Sun Microsystems

Oracle is, as we say here in Boston, wicked fah behind in the virtualization market. Building a strong, integrated virtualization portfolio is the best way -- and maybe the only way -- for the company to catch up. The Sun acquisition brought lots of hype about the future of

February 1, 2010  4:09 PM

Oracle-Sun Q&A with Jack Kaiser

Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, Oracle, Sun Microsystems

This Q&A was supposed to be part of our This Week in Virtualization podcast on Oracle's Sun acquisition and future virtualization plans, but we ran into some technical difficulties and...

January 28, 2010  2:19 PM

Oracle vs. VMware feud simmering

Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, Microsoft, Oracle, Oracle Enterprise Manager, Oracle VM, Sun Microsystems, VMware

2009 was the year of Microsoft vs. VMware. Is 2010 shaping up to be the year of Oracle vs. VMware? During yesterday's five-hour

July 1, 2009  12:39 PM

Will Oracle kill Sun virtualization too?

Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, Oracle, Sun Microsystems, Sun xVM, Virtual Iron

Oracle has stopped selling Virtual Iron products, terminated its Virtual Iron reseller agreements and...

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...

April 20, 2009  3:36 PM

Oracle-Sun: A threat to VMware?

Posted by: Colin Steele
Colin Steele, Oracle, Oracle VM, server virtualization, Sun Microsystems, Sun xVM

You may have heard this morning that Oracle acquired Sun...

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