PC Virtualization


Microsoft Will Release Vista SP1 Early to 'Technical Customers'

Microsoft reversed an earlier decision that would have forced IT pros to wait until mid-March to get their hands on Windows Vista Service Pack 1.

Canonical Offers Parallels for Ubuntu

Late last week, Canonical Ltd. announced that Ubuntu users will now be able to access the Parallels Workstation virtualization software through the Ubuntu Partner Repository.

Microsoft Reveals Its Virtualization Vision

VMware might be far out in front, but don't count Microsoft out.

Microsoft, Citrix Team Up on Virtualization

Microsoft and Citrix have banded together even more tightly in the virtualization space, hoping to take on industry leader VMware.

Microsoft Opens Up Vista Virtualization

Microsoft now says it will allow more versions of the desktop OS to be virtualized.

VMware Buys App Virtualization Vendor

VMware, the world's largest maker of virtualization software, is expanding its empire with the acquisition of application virtualization vendor Thinstall.

Software Giants Differ on VM Support

Microsoft and others embrace virtualization, but support varies.

Sowing the Seeds

Microsoft's new server products are supposed to sprout early in 2008. Partners prepared for those launches can expect a bumper crop of business later in the year.

Slim Down and Speed Up VMs with VM Optimizer

With this handy tool, your Windows VMs will be smaller and run faster than ever.

Packaging, Deploying Virtual Servers VMRC Client

Use WinINSTALL LE 2003 to create a vmrc.exe deployment package.

Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 Treasures: VHD Mount

Use VHD Mount to mount and edit the contents of VHD virtual hard disk files.

Windows iSCSI Server Stalemate

Avoiding iSCSI pitfalls with SATA or IDE drives.

Auditing and Managing ESX VM MAC Addresses

This free tool is great for managing VMware ESX Server virtual MAC addresses.

Virtual Server MAC Address Auditing

Here’s how to audit and configure virtual MAC addresses on Virtual Server VMs

Microsoft Hits 'Delete' Key on Virtualization Features

Windows Server virtualization, code-named "Viridian," is having some features stripped in order to meet its public beta shipping date in the second half of 2007 -- a ship date that recently slipped itself.