Here are a few posts found recently on Planet VMware — blogging here at VMware seems to be accelerating!

VMware Fusion 1.1.2 Launches: Enhanced MacBook Air, Time Machine Support. Adds Simplified Chinese Localization. from Team Fusion

The VMware Fusion team would like to announce the general availability of VMware Fusion 1.1.2, a free update for all VMware Fusion users.  You can download this newest version here.

Fusion 1.1.2 now provides better support for the MacBook Air, enables
Time Machine backup of virtual machines, adds support for Windows XP
SP3 Boot Camp partitions, and is now available in Simplified Chinese.

VMware Earnings and the Value for Partners from Mike DiPetrillo


Today (April 22) VMware announced 1st quarter earnings. The company
did quite well and surpassed analyst expectations. Overall the company
did $438 million in revenue for the quarter. What really gets me
excited about this is the opportunity for the 14,000 partners out there
selling VMware solutions. Every day I go to customers with partners or
go to partner sites to do training. Whenever I’m with a partner they
always want to know what’s in it for them. Why should they be selling
VMware when they’re also Citrix and Microsoft partners and both of
those companies have virtualization solutions. Here’s my take….

Using the VMware Visual Studio plugin from Workstation Zealot


Last year for Workstation 6.0, one of the features we added was a
plugin for Visual Studio 2005 that allows developers to debug a project
(native and managed C/C++, C#, or Visual Basic) inside of a Windows
virtual machine (specifically Windows 98, Windows 2000, and later).
All of you Windows developers know how much of a pain it is to support
multiple versions of Windows, but this tool is designed to make that
process much, much easier.  The Visual Studio Integrated Debugger (VSID
in short) plugin utilizes Visual Studio remote debugging technology to
allow you to debug a project inside of a VM as if you were debugging on
your host computer with the click of one button.

New and Updated VMware Security Advisories for ESX and VC from VMware Security Blog


Recently ESX and VirtualCenter (VC) patches were released which –
among others – fix several security issues. These issues are detailed
in a new advisory, VMSA-2008-0007, and in the updated advisories VMSA-2008-0002.1, 0003.1, 0004.1, 0006.1. Please take some time out of your busy schedule to review your deployments and update where appropriate.

You can manage VMware Server with PowerShell too. from VI Powershell Blog


Blogger John Tuffin has made an entry about his experiments managing VMware Server 2.0 Beta with PowerShell. To summarize, you can manage VMware Server with PowerShell, in much the same way you manage VMware ESX.

Free Downloadable Version of VMware Server 1.0 Training Now Available from VMware PhD


The downloadable version of the VMware Server 1.0 training currently
posted on the VMware eLearning YouTube and Blip.TV channels is now