More on performance comparisons from the team

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From Jeff Buell at the performance team blog, VROOM!: At VMworld last November I had the opportunity to talk to many ESX users and to discover for myself what performance issues were most on their minds. As it turned out, this endeavor was not very successful; everybody was generally happy with ESX performance. On the Read more...

Remaindered Links – Feb 5, 2007

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Reviews Vitrix: Converter Enterprise Review4sysops: VMware Converter 3.0 final – first impressionsTechyReview.com: VMware Converter 3.0 – So far so good!Virtrix: Workstation 6 first impressionsPete’s Management Blog: VMware ESX 3.0 Monitoring Options with MOM 2005 Commentary James McGovern: Will writing applications to a VM displace Linux (on BEA’s Liquid VM)Friends in Tech: VMware Server or ESX? Read more...

VMware in the news this week

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1/30/07 InformationWeek: VMware Upgrades Physical-To-Virtual Migration Tool — Converter 3 can take snapshots of other brands of virtual machines, such as Microsoft Virtual Server, and migrate them to VMware Server or VMware ESX Server virtual machines 1/30/07 InfoWorld: VMware Making P2V Easier With VMware Converter 3 1/29/07 Wall Street Journal: Less Is More — How Read more...

Benchmarking ESX Server vs Xen

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Let us first have Tarry Singh remind us that the real value of benchmarking is in configuring and managing your systems better, not about raw competition in non-real-world speed races. From TarryBlogging: Benchmarking is not about VMware is better than Parallels is better that Xen is better than whatever. It is about telling the customer Read more...