I'm going through a rather busy week, so only one thing from the news today: VMware releases Workstation 6.5! New features in VMware Workstation 6.5 Seamless desktop experience with Unity Support for DirectX 3D graphic Simplify creating Windows and Linux virtual machines with Easy Install VM record and replay for groundbreaking debugging Create ACE encrypted [...]
Here are a few links which I enjoyed last week: Virtualization Admin: A First Look at the VMware Server 2.0 RC1 Virtual Geek: What does vStorage Really Mean? Virtual Optics: Why VMware over NetApp NFS? Yellow Bricks: Expanding Virtual Desktops with VMware View RTFM Education: Offline VDI InfoWorld: VMware Workstation 6.5 vs Sun xVM VirtualBox [...]
With the ever-increasing number of exciting changes and news in desktop virtualization space, I think this website needs regular summaries, and they will probably look similar to this post today. Let me know if you like the format and whether you want me to change or add anything. VMware news VMworld 2008 is happening in [...]
Sun Microsystems has announced a full virtualization portfolio last week: Sun xVM. While there is a PDF product description for xVM portfolio, I thought I'd take a minute to mention it here before posting my first impressions next week.
Finally, I have the time to confirm one of the releases I've been waiting for: VirtualBox, a desktop virtualization by Sun Microsystems, turned 2.0 last week and you can download VirtualBox 2.0 right now!
One of the highlights of the past week is the acquisiton of Qumranet by RedHat. Qumranet, the author and main developer of KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine), will join RedHat with both desktop and server virtualization products.
Seems like the exact list of differences between VMware ESX and ESXi has been a very popular question lately. If you're interested in all the details, I've got some great links to share: What is VMware ESX server 3i (ESXi) VMware ESX and ESXi comparison – VMware KB article Networking differences between ESX and ESXi [...]