VMware Server – Roundtable Podcast #23

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VMware Server was our topic this week, with product manager Azmir Mohamed as our guest. One of the most fun parts of these podcasts is that they are decidedly not our standard webinars/webcasts. I come up with the guests, but the agenda is set by both our Roundtable Panel and now increasingly by the live Read more...

VMware Server 2.0 on the Roundtable podcast

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Rick Vanover at SearchVMware.com runs down the recently-released VMware Server 2.0. That will be our topic today on the podcast. Listen/chat live. Link: VMware Server 2.0: New look, new Web interface. The 2.0 version also offers several functionality highlights: New console tool. The console tool for VI Web Access is a browser applet that runs Read more...

In praise of VMware Server: 5 Tips

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I asked another VMware employee recently if VMware Server could run on a certain piece of hardware, and he replied: "If you could load Linux on a toaster, it would run VMware Server." While that’s glossing over some details (system requirements are on page 5 of the VMware Server Admin Manual (pdf)), the fact is Read more...

Free VMware Server in action

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Link: software.gurock.com » Free VMware Server in action. After using our new server(s) for some time now, I can say that the performance is much better than we actually hoped for. We can start a build on our virtual build machine and everything else like our email and Subversion servers are as fast as normal. Read more...

This apple makes terrible orange juice!

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There’s nothing more likely to get a VMwarite riled up than comparing Microsoft Virtual Server (MSVS) and VMware ESX Server. Although they both virtualize an x86 system, MSVS runs on top of Windows, and ESX Server doesn’t. VMware does have a server product that runs on top of a host operating system like MSVS, and Read more...