Application Performance Management for Virtualization Comes of Age

October 19, 2009
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Since the major push on the part of VMware with vSphere is to virtualize Tier 1 applications, it is important to understand how the Application Performance Management solutions for virtualized Tier 1 applications is evolving in support of this trend

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NetApp Previews SnapManager for Hyper-V; Grows Presence in Microsoft’s Ecosystem

October 18, 2009
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NetApp Previews SnapManager for Hyper-V; Grows Presence in Microsoft’s Ecosystem

It is clear that NetApp has recognized the importance of Hyper-V in the market and that it intends to be a major player in Hyper-V’s ecosystem.

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Cloudy Karmic Koala (Ubuntu 9.10)

October 15, 2009
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There’s been a lot of press around the FREE Ubuntu 9.10 Linux distribution as a client operating system, and a wide set of comparisons made (typically by Mac or PC-using journalists) between Ubuntu and Windows 7, but 9.10 is also interesting from a broader virtualization and especially Cloud perspective. Ubuntu is managed by a UK…

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The Red Hat/Microsoft Alliance

October 15, 2009
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The Red Hat/Microsoft Alliance

Microsoft and Red Hat Cross-Certify to try and get VmWare out of the Datacenter. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 has passed certification tests when running on Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V, Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V, Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2. Windows Server 2003/ Windows Server 2008 / Windows…

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Virtualization – A Feature of the OS, or a New Platform?

October 14, 2009
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Virtualization – A Feature of the OS, or a New Platform?

Microsoft and Red Hat has just announced that they have completed the certifications of the cross OS hypervisor agreements that the companies originally announced back in February of 2009. This means that Microsoft now certifies Red Hat Linux guests on Hyper-V and Red Hat certifies certain Windows guests on KVM. Red Hat has an excellent…

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News: Tranxition Releases new User Virtualization Solution – AdaptivePersona Foundation

October 13, 2009
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Tranxition have announced the general availability of AdaptivePersona Foundation a user virtualization solution to enable VDI deployments utilising their personality hypervisor and unique SmartShadow technology

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