I don't own a Mac (yet), but it looks like the latest release of Parallels virtualization software, Parallels Desktop 4 for Mac, caused quite an excitement among the fans. I thought I'd share the links with you.
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.
Kris Buytaert has just posted a great post on Virtualization.com: Looking Back at a Decade of Open Source Virtualization. While it's a lengthy article, it's definitely worth your read if you're curious about the history of virtualization, primarily desktop virtualization. I come from Unix system administration background, and have been in this industry for just [...]
Kevin Lees has just posted a great article on the Virtual Strategy magazine pages, called PMP'n Virtualization – Part One I really like the way he put most of the advantages of adopting virtualization technologies in just a fwe paragraphs, and happen to agree that such a complex set of technologies brings not only benefits, [...]