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


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


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


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