Virtualization

There's a real battle in the virtualization market as VMware positions itself as cloud computing's operating system. Meanwhile, Microsoft is gaining traction and players like Citrix and Red Hat are also a threat. Virtualization's main selling point - the ability to use more computing capacity and save on servers - resonates for obvious reasons.

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Quick glossary: Virtualization

Quick glossary: Virtualization

By reducing expensive hardware requirements and maximizing capacity, virtualization has dramatically changed enterprise IT. This list offers 20 virtualization terms and concepts that will give you a basic...

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Hardcore virtualization - VMware ESX 3.5/Infrastructure - Part 1

Hardcore virtualization - VMware ESX 3.5/Infrastructure - Part 1

This will be my first in a series (an "X = X +1" sort of series) where I'll be looking at virtualization. However, rather than look at the kind of virtualization where you inxstall and OS like Windows, Mac OS or Linux and then install an application that allows you to create virtual machines, I'm going to be looking at virtualization at a much lower level using VMware's ESX 3.5 and Infrastructure applications. I'm going to start off by looking at VMware ESX and taking you through the install process.

May 29, 2008 by in Storage

VMware player screenshots

VMware player screenshots

VMware released a free player that allows you to run virtual machines created by VMware Workstation, GSX, and ESX Server as well as Microsoft virtual machines and Symantec LiveState Recovery disk formats. You can download the free VMware Player and a pre-built Browser Appliance loaded with Ubuntu and Firefox. Steven Warren walks you through the VMware Player installation and use with these screenshots. You can read more about Steven's experience with VMware Player in his The Hot Button blog.

August 2, 2006 by in Virtualization

PricewaterhouseCoopers CIO: Graham Andrews

In a CIO Sessions interview, Graham Andrews, CIO of PricewaterhouseCoopers speaks to ZDNet Australia about new wireless technologies the company is deploying at the professional services firm. He also shares his vision for the changing IT landscape and how developments in virtualization and green are adding value to his organization.

November 6, 2007 in Virtualization

VMware Infrastructure 3

VMware Infrastructure 3

By extending and building on the production-quality virtualisation technology of ESX Server, VMware Infrastructure 3 further consolidates the company’s position at the top of the virtual server tree.

September 6, 2006 by in Virtualization

VMware Workstation 5

VMware Workstation 5

Just about any task involving multiple operating systems on a single computer can be accomplished using VMware Workstation 5, which adds valuable new features and also delivers performance enhancements.

May 10, 2005 by in Virtualization

VMware Workstation 4.5.2

VMware Workstation 4.5.2

VMware Workstation is a powerful virtual machine application that enables you to develop and test even the most complex networked server-class applications running on Windows, Linux or NetWare -- all on a single desktop.

November 22, 2004 by in Virtualization

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