New blog alert from SearchServerVirtualization

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A new blog just showed up in my Google Blogsearches today: the Server Virtualization Blog from SearchServerVirtualization. It’s been going since Jan 18, but I just found it. It’s good. It’s a group blog, but it has a good voice and gives great context on the articles they write and commentary on what’s going on Read more...

DB2 Enterprise 9 on ESX Server

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Link: Set up DB2 Enterprise 9 on a Linux virtual machine using VMware ESX Server. There are a number of reasons why you might want to set up DB2 9 on a virtual machine. For example, you may need to consolidate your servers and make full use of the hardware your company has already purchased. Read more...

Virtual Machines for the Web Worker

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Everybody reading the VMTN Blog knows how virtualization can save your bacon and give you superpowers at the same time, but feel free to drop by and give the Web Workers the benefit of your experience. Mike Gunderloy writes at Web Worker Daily: Virtual Machines for the Web Worker. Virtualization software has come of age. Read more...

Pirillo: Vista — works better with VMware

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If you’ve been awake the last few weeks, you’ve seen that some folks (and let’s be fair, not nearly everybody, but definitely some folks) have been having difficulties with Microsoft Vista. The usual culprits are various device drivers that are not quite bulletproof yet. Chris Pirillo, A-list blogger and LockerGnome impressario, washed his hands of Read more...

When to use VDI, when to use server-based computing

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Brian Madden on VDI and Ardence. Link: When to use VDI, when to use server-based computing, and how the Citrix Ardence dynamic desktop fits into all this. VDI, or Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, is quickly entering the buzzword danger zone. At the most basic level, VDI technology is a new method for delivering desktops to users. Read more...