Since the release of Parallels 5 I have been a huge fan. Previous to that, I really liked VMware Fusion as the product was much more mature and seemed more stable. I really had no means to measure performance other than to gauge it by my perception over regular use. Earlier this week, VMware announced […]
It’s a bitter battle between the two – which provides the best feature set while maintaining optimal performance? I’ve tried both, been back and forth, and can’t quite decide for myself. Have you tried either or both? Which do you prefer and why?
On June 10, Microsoft Press published the new “Windows 2008 Hyper-V Resource Kit” by Robert Larson and Janique Carbone. For the past year, Shane Burton a fellow Microsoft Product Specialist here at Compellent, and myself have been working with Robert and Janique on this project and providing content, particularly “Notes from the Field” for the […]
A couple of weeks ago I posted a story about virtualized performance where I did a comparison between VMware Fusion and Sun’s VirtualBox. I wanted to update that story to include some details on Windows performance when Parallels is added to the mix. Interestingly enough, Parallels really isn’t that much further behind Fusion in terms […]
Lots of folks are trying to save money in their data centers by optimizing their infrastructure usage with virtualization. Interestingly enough, with the release of Hyper-V and Microsoft’s program for hardware virtualization vendors, the support policy for Exchange and other applications has changed. A couple of weeks ago, a post appeared on the Exchange Team […]