Virtualization

What’s new in VMware ESX Server 3.5?

by David Davis

Just released is the latest enterprise virtualization platform from VMware - ESX Server 3.5. However, is there really anything useful in this release? Is it even deserving of a "point 5" release name or should it have just been ESX Server 3.0.3? Let's find out... Where are the new features in VMware ESX Server 3.5?… Read More

Microsoft launches Hyper-V beta 1

by Daniel Petri

Completely unexpected Microsoft launches the first beta of its upcoming hypervisor Hyper-V (formerly codename Viridian / Windows Server Virtualization). This first beta, initially planned for the end of this year, was later postponed to February 2008, in sync with the global launch of Windows Server 2008 (formerly known as "Longhorn"). But Microsoft put a great… Read More