Virtualization

Linux Guest Support for Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1

by Daniel Petri

Download the Virtual Machine Additions for Linux, available from Microsoft Connect (see link below) in order to improve the experience of running qualified Linux distributions on Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1. The Virtual Machine Additions for Linux provide the following capabilities: Guest and host synchronization for time synchronization, for heartbeat generation, and for coordinated shutdown… Read More

Download Virtual Server R2 Enterprise Edition

by Daniel Petri

Download Microsoft Virtual Server R2 Enterprise Edition Yes, now you can, for free! From Microsoft's webpage: Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2 is an ideal, production-quality tool for consolidating multiple workloads onto a physical server, allowing organizations to make more efficient use of their hardware resources. Built upon Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 SP1 and bolstered with… Read More

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    Traffic Shaping With VMware ESX Server

    with 4 Comments by Daniel Petri

    Many technicians have personal computers, servers, networks, gadgets etc. located in their homes for various purposes. Reasons usually involve sharpening skills for industry certification, for practical application in the workplace, to facilitate career advancement, or because they have way too much time on their hands. I’m no exception, however, I’ve taken it a step further.… Read More

    Microsoft Announcing Virtualization Solution Accelerators for Upcoming Windows Server 2008 Launch

    by Daniel Petri

    Published on the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Team Blog, Microsoft has announced the upcoming release of several Virtualization Solution Accelerators aimed at helping IT professionals and consultants accelerate adoption and deployment of Microsoft virtualization technologies including Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V, Virtual Server 2005 R2, Terminal Services, Microsoft Application Virtualization (formerly SoftGrid), System Center Virtual Machine… Read More

    ISO Image Files & VMware

    with 8 Comments by David Davis

    VMware Workstation, Server, and ESX Server can use virtual CD/DVD disks instead of having to insert physical disks. This saves tons of time and trouble. Even better, creating a shared ISO library and all of your Virtualization servers can share that installation media. Let's find out how to mount these virtual CD/DVD drives in VMware.… Read More