More on virtual debugging with record/replay

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More from VMware’s Slava Malyugin: Debugging the virtual world.: Configuring application debugging with Record/Replay. In my previous article I explained how to debug processes running in Ubuntu 7.04 VM using Record/Replay technology built into VMware Workstation 6.0.1. This article tells how to use Record/Replay debugging with different distributions of Linux. When debugging an application using Record/Replay, Read more...

Debugging the virtual world

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From VMware’s Slava Malyugin: Debugging the virtual world.. My previous article explained how to use Replay debugger with the kernel. The key benefit of Replay is that you get 100% reproducibility of bugs with low overhead, and can analyze the recording using existing debuggers. You can debug Linux processes running in the Virtual Machine as Read more...

You got your ESX in my Workstation!

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Long ago in January, richard6121 started a thread in the VMware Forums suggestion box entitled Ability to run ESX as a Workstation guest. VMware’s own Petr confirmed that with just the right knob twiddling and the right chip, you could convince Workstation 6.0 to run ESX Server inside of it. The race was on and Read more...

Why was Workstation named the best software development product?

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Dave Marshall nails it:  InfoWorld Virtualization Report | VMware Workstation Named the Best Software Development Product At first glance, that might seem strange to you. After all, with all the software development tools out there, why would readers choose a virtualization platform to be the winner? Simple. If you have ever worked as a developer, Read more...

Hypervisor? That’s no hypervisor!

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I am reading the latest review of desktop virtualization in InfoWorld and, as often is the case, Workstation wins. VMware Workstation 6.0 solidifies the company’s position as the dominant player in developer and product support circles. A combination of class-leading features and excellent scalability make VMware Workstation the only choice for serious virtualization users. The Read more...