13 avril 2009

Difference between ESX and Hyper-V or Xen

I found a little video explaing the basic design differencess between VMware and Hyper-V. The speaker’s name is Tim Antonowicz, which works as a Senior SE and virtualization guru at Mosaic. I always thought that Hyper-V supposed to be “bare metal” hypervizor… Apparently I was wrong.. Just watch this video and see. Apparently the person recorded on the video is wrong: See info on Hype-V and on Xen. So finaly I was right when I doubted about this… -:) You can read some more about architecture of Hyper-V here. ... [Lire la suite]
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13 avril 2009

Security updates for ESX 3.x

Just a quick note that I wanted to get out… A security patch has been released. Please look at the following KB article and download, test and implement the patch.VMware ESX 3.5, Patch ESX350-200904201-SG: Updates VMX RPMIssues fixed in this patch (and their relevant symptoms, if applicable) include: A critical vulnerability in the virtual machine display function might allow a guest operating system to run code on the host. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures Project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2009-1244 to this... [Lire la suite]
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13 avril 2009

ESXi 3.5 u4 free edition available…

William Lam just spread the word on twitter, ESXi 3.5 U4 free edition is available as of now! VMware ESX Server 3i U4 Installable RefreshVersion 3.5 Update 4 | 153875 - 03/30/09 VMware ESXi 3.5 U4 Installable with HP Management ComponentsVersion 3.5 Update 4 | 153875 - 03/30/09 http://www.yellow-bricks.com/2009/04/08/esxi-35-u4-free-edition-available/
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13 avril 2009

Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit 5.5 disponible

The Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) 5.5 helps customers understand their application compatibility situation by identifying which applications are compatible with the Windows 7 RC and Windows Vista® operating system and which require further testing. ACT helps customers lower their costs for application compatibility testing, prioritize their applications, and deploy Windows more quickly. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=24da89e9-b581-47b0-b45e-492dd6da2971 You can... [Lire la suite]
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