VMware Fusion 1.1 Podcast

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Douglas Brown of the virtualization website DABCC recently interviewed Pat Lee, Senior Product Manager for VMware Fusion, VMware’s product for running Windows, Linux, and more than 60 other operating systems on Mac OS X.  They talk about the launch of VMware Fusion 1.1, covering Leopard support, enhancements to Unity, and the more than 25 improvements Read more...

VMworld Europe 2008 – Open for registration

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Link: www.run-virtual.com » Blog Archive » VMworld Europe 2008 – Open for registration. February 26st, 2008 is the first VMworld Europe in Cannes, France. We are very busy with all the preparations for this event, making sure we can deliver good quality sessions, have a great representation of the Virtualization Industry at the event, etc. Read more...

More on virtualization benchmarks and their meaning

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Steve Wilson @ Sun talks about virtualization benchmarks:  Virtual Steve : VM Benchmarking Wars. Despite the reports about 3x faster, what Oracle said was actually, "Oracle consistently saw much better resource utilization with an average of three times less overhead using Oracle VM."  In benchmark-speak, that’s a lot different than 3x faster.  In fact, I’m Read more...

White paper: SQL Server Performance in VMware Infrastructure

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Link: SQL Server Performance in a VMware Infrastructure 3 Environment This paper describes transaction processing workload performance in virtual machines using Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and VMware Infrastructure 3. This performance study was conducted at the HP Strategic Alliances Engineering (SAE) lab in Cupertino. The primary goal is to prove that Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Read more...