VMworld 2006 Conference Sessions

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Last week, we posted slides and audio from many of the sessions at VMworld 2006. This week we also added the lab manuals. I think it’s unusual to package up most of a conference and make it available on the web to everyone. We hope this content is useful whether you came to VMworld or Read more...

VMworld wrap-up from virtualization.info

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Alessandro Perilli of firtualization.info was at VMworld 2006 and gives his wrap-up. It’s a long and thoughtful post, so read the whole thing, as they say. His takeaways were: The explicit message of this year has been: software as a service (SaaS). The implicit message has been: focus on Enterprises. The overall theme has been Read more...

Sun’s desktop virtualization at VMworld

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Sun’s Warren Ponder was at VMworld and had so much traffic his voice gave out by day 2: The big buzz was unquestionably desktop virtualization. Diane Greene – President of VMware made it very clear in Tuesdays  keynote that desktop virtualization is happening now and taking off. I strongly recommend you visit VMware’s website and  Read more...

VMworld wrap-ups

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Bob Roudebush gives his list of the most interesting news from VMworld, including Lab Manager ("Especially interesting: Multiple remote control sessions through the browser interface and the network fencing functionality which keeps test machines from creating conflicts with one another and other machines on the production environment."), Virtual Appliances, Workstation 6.0 ("I don’t want to Read more...

RTFM on VMworld Day 3

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More from Mike Laverick at RTFM Education on the last day of VMworld: Performance on Citrix: The actual session turned up no surprises from what we have all gathered from the Forum’s and experience. Single CPU VM’s for MFPS are the way to go; Turning off hyper-threading is still recommended; ESX 3.x offers much better Read more...