Platform Computing has been a player in virtual processing and management software for virtualized resources since 1992. Platform LSF has been the company's flagship product since those early days.
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.
Most products designed to help organizations use virtual machine software as the foundation for development and testing create a "sandbox" or encapsulated environment for systems and functions. While this approach has several advantages, a recent discussion with StackSafe highlighted a few issues it creates.
In earlier posts, I laid out what some in the industry are calling "Virtualization 2.0" and what some of the barriers are to adopting that approach.
I was so enmeshed in the XenDesktop happenings at Citrix Synergy last week that I paid little notice to virtualization market leader VMware, which made some significant VDI-related announcements of it own.
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.
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.