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Geek Sheet: Virtualizing Free Linux Distributions in Windows Server 2008 R2

It's been a while since we've had a hardcore Geek Sheet installment, and I promise that this one will be a real winner.Some of you may be aware that the updated Hyper-V bare-metal hypervisor virtualization layer in Microsoft's upcoming Windows Server 2008 R2 (Which is due to be released August 14th to MSDN and Technet customers) now has support for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (SLES) and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

August 9, 2009 by

XenServer 5

Early releases of the Xen hypervisor showed promise but had lots of rough edges. Citrix's XenServer 5, however, is very much a production-class virtualisation solution with features that match, and in some cases exceed, what's available on rival platforms.

November 18, 2008 by

Microsoft Hyper-V Server

Microsoft was kind enough to let me know that the Hyper-V Server, that is a dedicated, minimal Windows 2008 Server platform dedicated to being a bare metal, type-1 hypervisor, is now available. It joins products of this type available from VMware, Citrix and several Linux distributions.

October 2, 2008 by


Microsoft's Hyper-V is a solid virtualisation platform that's compatible with a wide range of modern server hardware.

August 18, 2008 by

Red Hat backs new virtualisation strategy

Linux specialist Red Hat has announced that is developing an embedded hypervisor product that it claims will compliment rather than compete with its existing virtualisation strategy.Launched at the first day of the company's annual user conference in Boston, the Embedded Linux Hypervisor is currently in beta with no commitment to when the product will eventually ship or how it will be distributed to customers.

June 18, 2008 by

Sun launches xVM virtualization platform

At Oracle OpenWorld Rich Green, executive vice president of software at Sun, unveiled his company's latest twist on virtualization--the Sun xVM platform. Sun xVM is based on the Xen hypervisor and supports Windows, Linux and Solaris guest operating systems, Green said.

November 14, 2007 by

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