Spooky, scary virtualization videos

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Spooky, scary virtualization videos for your Halloween pleasure. For more technical and industry news, check out Planet V12n — never a shortage of good stuff. The Night of the Bleeping Pager The horror of an unvirtualized datacenter! The relief of VMware Infrastructure 3! Virtualization nightmares! VMware technology as anti-anxiety prescription? Read more...

Video: customers speak about upcoming features

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VMware customers Chevron, BMC Software, Natixis, Wyse Technologies, and Curtin University, talk about the benefits of new features and enhancements in VMware’s latest generation of its flagship virtualization software, VMware Infrastructure 3. Customers provide commentary on ESX Server 3.5 and VirtualCenter 2.5, including Storage VMotion, Update Manager, Distributed Power Management, and the thin architecture of Read more...

Nice overviews: VI3, ESX 3i, VCB, and more

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David Davis at Petri IT Knowledgebase has been writing some good articles recently on VMware — nice intros for the newcomer, and if you go take a look at the full list, getting into some advanced topics as well. Link: How will VMware ESX Server 3i Change the future of Virtualization? You are probably already Read more...

Virtualization Security Guidelines

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Link: Virtualization Security Guidelines – blog.scottlowe.org The Center for Internet Security (CIS) has released some security benchmarks for VMware ESX Server 3.0.x.  The ESX security benchmark joins recommendations and guidelines for Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Red Hat Linux, and Mac OS X that are also available from the CIS.  The CIS has Read more...

Google Tech Talk: Inside VMware Fusion

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From VMware’s Ben Gertzfield — Google Tech Talk: Inside VMware Fusion – Infusion: The Fruit of Eris. This week, I was invited by Amit Singh to present a Tech Talk at Google on VMware Fusion.  I decided to do something a little different and dig down into how VMware’s goals of bringing people the apps Read more...