RTFM Education – Virtualization, VMware, Citrix:

November, 2007

November 14, 2007  5:07 AM

Should I virtualize Microsoft SQL?

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

I’ve lost count the number of times I have been asked this in class. Well, now we are in luck, VMware has responded by doing some performance benchmark testing with HP. Basically, 64-bit+2 x vCPU is the way forward for true scalability. Anyway it seems silly to repeat the information in the...

November 13, 2007  8:58 AM

VMware release new version of VMware Fusion

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

VMware have released a 1.1 version of VMware Fusion with 25 new enhancements and updates including

  • Robust support for Leopard
  • DirectX 9.0
  • Support for 32/64bit Vista
  • and iPhone integration – synching the iPhone with Outlook in a VM!

November 13, 2007  8:45 AM

Windows 2008 Pricing, Virtualization Branding Announced

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

by Paul Thurrott, from the windowsitpro.com website At the TechEd IT Forum 2007 trade show in Barcelona, Spain, on Monday, Microsoft announced the pricing, packaging, and licensing options for Windows Server 2008, the...

November 8, 2007  2:10 AM

Ultimate-P2V Improvements

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

Paul Whitfield from Australia recently contacted me with a new version of UP2V which improves on the classic version and makes it easier to use. Paul has also removed some bugs from the original versions. I’ve not had time to evaluate Paul’s handiwork but he assures me that it is very reliable....

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