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

Storage virtualization and green computing

As mentioned in my post titled, Virtualization and Green Computing, green computing the industry catch phrase for finding ways to make the most efficient use of computing resources. In this post, I'd like to look at storage virtualization and the role it plays in green computing.

May 17, 2007 by


Virtualization and green computing

"Green computing" seems to be seems to be the up and coming thing for suppliers offering virtualization software as well as management software for virtualized environments. It's a topic that has come up over and over again in my discussions with suppliers recently.

May 16, 2007 by


Virtualization - Trend or Buzzword?

Virtualization is abstracting functions or complete stacks of software away from the underlying infrastructure to increase scalability, reliability, performance, utilization, agility, manageability or just to reduce overall costs in some fashion.

May 14, 2007 by


Virtual Appliances - the good, the bad and the ugly

It would be very wise for the organization's IT department to find out what licensing applies to a virtual image. It would be much better if the terms and conditions of use are known and the appropriate operational and administrative procedures defined before a virtual image is unleashed on the network.

May 8, 2007 by