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

HP Image Zone Failure, Re-installation Adventure and HP Service

After my interesting experience dealing with Dell's service, I had a refreshing experience with HP's service and thought I'd write something about it to dispel the image of industry curmudgeon that I've apparently earned in some quarters.It was Saturday morning and I was trying desperately trying to print a couple of images so I could take them to a meeting.

October 7, 2007 by


Is there ever an automatic savings?

One of the key messages most suppliers of any virtualization technology use is that the use of their product will automatically save the customer money. I have concerns that some of them are really over reaching to convince customers.

September 26, 2007 by


Can Operating Systems be Replaced by Virtual Machine Software?

Coming out of VMworld, I've run into many people who've been convinced that operating systems are becoming an endangered species and that shortly they'll be replaced by virtual machine software. I believe that many have been convinced to adopt this position by VMware's powerful, integrated marketing not by the facts at hand.

September 25, 2007 by


Qumranet Solid ICE

I've been chatting with several people, including John-Marc Clark, VP of Marketing of Qumranet about KVM, the open source kernel based virtual machine project that is now part of the Linux kernel, and the company's new product Solid ICE™. Solid ICE, that seems one part access virtualization, one part application virtualization and one part virtual processing software.

September 24, 2007 by

1 Comment