New arrival: PernixData hypervisor of server-side Flash

Today a new company named PernixData (pernix means agile) came out of stealth mode. This company has a future product which potentially can bring a revolution in the virtualized datacenter. The software PernixData delivers is able to virtualize flash and SSD storage located in servers and make this available as  a … [Read more...]

VMware launches Horizon Suite

VMware unveiled at February 20 a new software solution named VMware Horizon Suite. The software will be available later in Q1 2013. The suite has three components: Horizon View 5.2 (new name for View). View is software which enables virtual desktops running in the datacenter. Horizon Mirage 4.0 (new name for Wanova … [Read more...]

Vote for your favorite virtualization blog of 2012

Once a year readers of blogs on virtualization get their chance to show appreciation for the work bloggers do. Bloggers are so passionate about virtualization they like to share their knowledge and experience. For free, mostly in their spare time. From blogs you learn how to solve issues  or how to design your vSphere … [Read more...]

My View on the acquisition of Virsto by VMware (it’s not because of Storage Spaces)

VMware announced in February 2013 it will acquire Virsto Software. Virsto makes a very clever VM-centric storage hypervisor which is purpose architected to accelerate storage, provide efficiency and simplicity of management. Targeted scenario’s  are especially Virtual Desktop Infrastructures (VDI). Virsto uses a … [Read more...]

Microsoft releases 2nd bug fix to fix issues on CSV backup of Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V

Microsoft customers using Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V had serious issues when back-ups were made of virtual machines running on CSV volumes of Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V hosts. Virtual machine enters a paused state or a CSV volume goes offline when you try to create a backup of the virtual machine on a Windows Server … [Read more...]

System Center Universe 2013 presentations available

System Center Universe is a one-day globally available technical event featuring Microsoft        product gurus and community experts who will highlight the interaction of the Microsoft System Center 2012 suite and other Microsoft-based products and solutions. System Center Universe was held at January 31, 2013. It was … [Read more...]