Nov 30

Version 3.1 of Sun’s VirtualBox enables users to move running virtual machines between disparate physical hosts, including systems running different operating systems or different processors, such as Intel and AMD chips. In addition, the VMs can be moved between servers and clients. The announcement is the latest virtualization-focused news coming from Sun in November.
- Sun Microsystems is continuing to push its virtualization capabilities, this
time with a new version of its VirtualBox software that lets users move running
virtual machines between a variety of different host systems.
VirtualBox 3.1, introduced Nov. 30, offers what Sun officials
call quot;tele…



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Nov 30

Version 3.1 of Suns VirtualBox enables users to move running virtual machines between disparate physical hosts, including systems running different operating systems or different processors, such as Intel and AMD. In addition, the virtual machines can be moved between servers and clients. The announcement is the latest virtualization-focused news coming from Sun this month.
- Sun Microsystems is continuing to push its virtualization capabilities, this time with a new version of its VirtualBox software that lets users move running virtual machines between a variety of different host systems.
Version 3.1 of VirtualBox, introduced Nov. 30, offers what Sun officials call “t…



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Nov 30

In today’s technology-dependent enterprise environment, the efficiency of most business processes depends directly on the effective performance of the IT infrastructure. Almost every single activity - from servicing a customer to shipping purchased products - is dependent upon one or more software applications and the underlying computing/network infrastructure.

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Nov 30

rPath today announced enterprise-focused productivity and management enhancements to the rPath release automation platform. The upgrades refine the functionality and user experience of the fully version controlled release automation solution, meeting the needs of each stakeholder in the enterprise release management process. These upgrades are the first product delivery against “Project Javelin,” which extends rPath’s system version controlled management model into the broader data center automation market.

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Nov 30

If you’re shopping around for a company that monitors your website transactions, servers or networks, there are many points of comparison that would be worth your time covering in a request for proposal process. But here are some major points that are worthwhile asking a potential vendor:
- How quickly and efficiently can you update your […]

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Nov 30

Unexpof writes “A man has been arrested by the British Police Central e-Crime Unit (PCeU) accused of stealing the usernames and passwords from players of the RuneScape MMORPG. Security experts report that this is one of the first occasions when a Brit has been apprehended for “virtual robbery”, although incidents have happened in the past. For instance, the CEO of the sci-fi trading game Eve Online stole 200 billion “kredits”, which he then used as a deposit on a real-world house, and in October last year a Japanese woman was arrested by police after allegedly hacking her virtual husband “to death”.

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Nov 30

Contributed article by Ed Franklin, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Fujitsu America Virtualization in 2010: What’s next? With hypervisor software… Read more at VMblog.com.

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Nov 30

Contributed article by Shawn Cooney, Co-Founder and Director of Research, Certeon What the 2010 Cloud Means for WAN Optimization Virtualization saw… Read more at VMblog.com.

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Nov 29

Many readers are submitting stories related to Google Chrome OS. ruphus13 points out a GigaOm opinion piece about how, if users end up rejecting its current cloud-only focus, the nacent OS may succeed as a netbook secondary operating system alongside Windows (in company with secondaries based on other Linux flavors, including Android). Engadget reviews a Chrome OS on a USB key setup that is claimed to offer eye-opening performance compared to running under virtualization. And an anonymous reader notes the 0.1 beta release of ChromeShell, which installs a “Chrome OS-like” environment that boots to the Chrome browser in ~3 seconds; users can switch to Windows later as desired.

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Nov 28

Server virtualization is a tremendously valuable technology, but as it becomes widely adopted, organizations face new obstacles to managing storage that have significant impact upon Total Cost of Ownership. The Taneja Group examines these challenges and reviews Citrix StorageLink, a solution that maximizes the use of existing networked storage.
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