Dan Kusnetzky

Daniel Kusnetzky, a reformed software engineer and product manager, founded Kusnetzky Group LLC in 2006. He's literally written the book on virtualization and often comments on cloud computing, mobility and systems software. In his spare time, he's also the managing partner of Lux Sonus LLC, an investment firm.

Ken Hess

Kenneth 'Ken' Hess is a full-time Windows and Linux system administrator with 20 years of experience with Mac, Linux, UNIX, and Windows systems in large multi-data center environments.

Latest Posts

VMware and common performance myths

Rich McDougall and Scott Drummand, performance gurus over at VMware, presented a fantastic review of some of the performance testing VMware has been doing at the VMware analyst day. I posted something about the findings of that research in the post, Is VMware busting the virtualization tax myth.

July 21, 2008 by

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SteelEye Protection Suite for Citrix XenServer

Bob Williamson, VP of Business Development for Steeleye, and I played a rousing game of telephone tag and meeting shuffle before finding a time that would work for a discussion of Steeleye's SteelEye Protection Suite. I was traveling making the task even more complex that it usually is.

July 20, 2008 by

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FastScale Composer™ Suite

I just spoke with Jerry McCloud, VP of Business Development of Fastscale Technology, about the newest release of their product, FastScale Composer™ Suite. This product is aimed at reducing the complexity of creating and maintaining virtual machine images.

July 17, 2008 by

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Citrix and Xen not versus Xen

Simon Crosby, CTO of Citrix’s Virtualization Management group, contacted me after reading the post, Citrix versus the Xen community, to clear up some misconceptions that he thought were the basis of my post. After reading his message, it's clear that what he had to say was very persuasive.

July 16, 2008 by

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VDIworks, Microsoft System Center and You?

VDIworks, formally the software arm of ClearCube, has announced that they're going to provide their virtual access technology, connection broker technology (Senral) and management software to organizations who plan to deploy Microsoft's Hyper-V virtual machine software. VDIworks already offers its technology to organizations using other popular virtual machine software.

July 13, 2008 by

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Music in the park

As I've mentioned earlier this week, I'm in San Francisco working on a project for a Kusnetzky Group subscriber. This has kept me rather busy from 7 AM or earlier until late in the evening.

July 10, 2008 by

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