A new release of VMKnoppix – a Linux distro bundled with most of the existing open-source virtualization solutions, has just seen the light – VMKnoppix 5.3.1live CD is ready for download.
Many of us have heard about hardware virtualization, but as far as I can see there is still a lot of confusion around this term and surrounding technologies, so today I've decided to give a really quick intro. Some time in the future, I'll probably cover this topic in detail.
Last week, Sun Microsystems has released the next major update for its recently acquired VirtualBox product – Sun xVM VirtualBox 1.6. What is Sun xVM VirtualBox? VirtualBox is an absolutely free virtualization product for x86 platform. It supports both 32bit and 64bit architectures and can be used in both server and desktop virtualization.
Qumranet has just announced the general availability of its desktop virtualization suite called Solid ICE v4.1. Solid ICE I've been to Qumranet stand at VMworld Europe 2008, and was really impressed with the technology demo.