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September 30, 2008  10:05 AM

VDI planning primer on DHCP scope options



Posted by: Rick Vanover
Desktop virtualization, Networking, Rick Vanover, Sun xVM, Virtualization management

Fellow virtualization expert Andrew Kutz has argued that future virtual...

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September 29, 2008  11:29 AM

ThinLaunch not all that impressive



Posted by: Joe Foran
Desktop virtualization, Joseph Foran, Microsoft, Uncategorized, VDI, Virtual machine, Virtualization, Virtualization management, Virtualization platforms, Virtualization strategies, VMworld, VMworld 2008

At the New Innovators both at VMworld 2008 was an interesting small booth from ThinLaunch, which was manned by three of the four people in the company. I had a short pow-wow with two of the folks there and came away with mixed feelings. The product, for which the company is named, appears to...


September 29, 2008  11:00 AM

Embotics V-Scout VM population trending is a hidden jewel



Posted by: Rick Vanover
Lab management, Rick Vanover, Virtualization management

Virtualization administrators are quite aware of the risk of virtual machine sprawl. How your virtual environment will grow or shrink will vary based on many factors. For new implementations, there is a generally a large front-loading of virtual machines from conversions or migrations from older...


September 29, 2008  10:53 AM

Microsoft – Time to put up or shut up



Posted by: Eric Siebert
Eric Siebert, Virtualization, VMware, VMworld 2008


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...


September 24, 2008  2:56 PM

Microsoft’s Hyper-V bundling with Windows Server 2008: Deja vu?



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
Citrix XenServer, Microsoft, Microsoft Hyper-V, Virtualization, VMware, Windows Server 2008

You may recall the 1998 anti-trust case in which Microsoft Corp. was sued by the U.S. for bundling

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September 24, 2008  8:28 AM

VMware defends its upcoming fault-tolerance feature



Posted by: Bridget Botelho
Citrix XenServer, Fault tolerance, High availability and virtualization, Marathon Technologies, Storage, Virtual machine, Virtualization, VMware, VMworld 2008

During VMworld 2008 in Las Vegas last week, VMware Inc. announced its upcoming fault tolerance feature and gave a


September 23, 2008  5:00 AM

Server virtualization in the age of mergers and acquisitions



Posted by: Joe Foran
Joseph Foran, Uncategorized, Virtualization, Virtualization management, Virtualization strategies, Why choose server virtualization?

Last week at VMworld ’08, while living in the glitz of Vegas for a week of product news, press releases, interviews and judging the Best of VMworld entires with my TechTarget colleagues, my constantly buzzing BlackBerry delivered the latest financial news -- the collapse of Lehman, the fall of...


September 23, 2008  4:10 AM

Using blades as virtual hosts



Posted by: Eric Siebert
Blade servers, Servers, Virtualization, Virtualization platforms, Virtualization strategies, VMware


September 22, 2008  12:49 PM

Managing the virtual machine lifecycle with an expiration date



Posted by: Rick Vanover
Rick Vanover, Virtualization management, Virtualization strategies

Having a virtual machine expiration date is an important procedural step in successfully managing a virtual environment. Managing the expiration date in VMware environments is challenging without adding pricey tools such Lifecycle Manager or other commercial management products. In this video blog,...


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