Red Hat has significantly sped up the performance of Windows and Linux guests running on its Xen-based Red Hat Enterprise 5 platform.The Raleigh, NC software company released on May 20 paravirtualized drivers that significantly improve the performance of older Red Hat Enterprise 3 and 4 workloads on its current Linux platform.
Virtualization reaches from hand-held devices to the data center to the clouds. Virtually Speaking examines the forces behind this expansion, the suppliers of the technology and the organizations using the technology.
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.
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.
In yesterday's post, What is “Virtualization 2.0?
I've been asked to moderate a panel at an upcoming event. The topic of the panel is "Virtualization 2.
The good folks from Certeon brought their new aCelera application acceleration software appliance to my attention a short while ago. After my recent conversation with Coyote Point, it's beginning to appear that protocol and data caching and optimization tools are going to be the trend du mois.
VMware presented its Virtualization Forum in Orlando yesterday. I thought I'd ride over and experience the event for myself.
Application accelerating was the topic of a recent chat I enjoyed with the folks from Coyote Point recently. We were speaking about a new acceleration appliance, the Equalizer 650si, that they were launching.
Many of Citrix's friends have been making announcements at Citrix's big party, Citrix Synergy. I've heard from appSense, Scalent Systems, and VMlogix about what they're doing with Citrix XenServer or Xen Desktop.
Microsoft announced availability of release candidate 1 of its Hyper-V virtualization hypervisor Tuesday.The add-on for Windows Server 2008 is now available for download at http://www.
I am always skeptical about new technologies that "threaten" to transform the traditional PC desktop.In my 20 years following the PC industry, I’ve seen them all – server-based models, thin clients, application streaming technologies, hosted ASP and newer software-as-a-service models, even Linux.
Wyse and HP have launched new lines of thin clients that are optimized for Citrix’s XenDesktop and the virtualized desktop.Citrix’s much anticipated XenDesktop, which will compete against VMware’s VDI technology as well as Qumranet’s KVM-based desktop virtualization solution SolidICE, was officially introduced to the market here at Synergy 2008 in Houston today.