Archive for the ‘Virtualization’ Category

My Migration to Hyper-V - Who stole my mouse?

Thursday, July 3rd, 2008

So I spent the better part of 11 hours last night migrating my production SBS virtual machine from VMware Server on Server 2003 to Hyper-V.  Why?  Because I can of course!  Actually I've heard much about the Hyper-V performance gains (as I would with ESX) but needed to experience ...

Virtualization in SMB

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

While participating in Dave Sobel's SMB Community Comment request endeavor is optional, understanding virtualization is NOT.  If you plan to survive you need to stay current in technology and virtualization is not just another fad, it's the both now and the future.  Check out Dave's blog posting for just a ...

Dell’s Hyper-V HCL and Support Doc

Thursday, April 24th, 2008

One my techs sent me this handy link to Dell's Support Doc on Server 2008 Hyper-V.  Looks good for those like us that continue to hold our nose and do business with infamous double-talking system builder (yes, they called on more of my clients last week). Dell will provide limited support ...

New from VMware ESX

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

Check out the enhancements to VMware ESX in Version 3.5 just released from NDA today by VMware .  Did I mention Microsoft is just slightly behind in the race to deliver virtualization tools and platforms?  ;-) VMware 3.5 will now allow you run 256 GB and guest memory up to 64 GB ...

Late to the dance again?

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

Any wonder what Microsoft is up to?  Check out the New Domains they have been registering.  They even registered hyper-vsucks.com.  Welcome the the virtual world Microsoft, there are few dances left but looks like many of the good partner are already spoken for.  (Thanks to Gary and Shirl for the info.)