Virtualization Online Forum June 9 & 10

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VMware :: Forum 2009 :: Online Forum. Don't miss this opportunity to learn about vSphere™ 4—The Next Generation of VMware's market leading virtualization products! Come see how companies within different industries like the Public Sector, Education, Healthcare and Technology are simplifying IT and increasing flexibility while cutting IT costs by 50%. Attend the Online Virtualization Read more...

Top 5 Planet V12n blog posts week 23

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Another week another top 5… No long introduction this time, cause I need to get going and do some "real" work. Enjoy: Scott Lowe – vSphere Virtual Machine Upgrade ProcessVMware vSphere introduces a new hardware version (version 7), and vSphere also introduces a new paravirtualized network driver (VMXNET3) as well as a new paravirtualized SCSI Read more...

vSphere Virtual Machine Upgrade Process

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All over the world people are upgrading to VMware vSphere. The upgrade procedure of the hypervisor and the management layer is straight forward. If you want to take full advantage however of all the new features and performance improvements your virtual machines will also need to be upgraded. Scott Lowe wrote an excellent article on Read more...

AMD launches six-core ‘Istanbul’ Opteron

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AMD Pushes Six-core Chips as Upgrade to Shanghai – PC World. Advanced Micro Devices on Monday announced six-core Opteron chips, which make them the fastest server chips the company has released to date. Until now, AMD offered only quad-core server processors, with the fastest being Opteron chips code-named Shanghai. The six-core chips, code-named Istanbul, will Read more...