Our Parallels Desktop and VMware Fusion shootout took a deep dive into the two most successful commercial virtualization products for the Mac, but many of you had questions about VirtualBox, the free and open source desktop virtualization software currently offered by Oracle.
Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) at VMworld 2012 is expected to discuss a Desktop Virtualization Competency for channel partners, including Wyse Technology partners, according to Bob Skelley, executive director, global certified partner program and channel at Dell. Dell acquired Wyse earlier this year.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop is a Linux desktop ready for normal business use. It offers interoperability with the existing systems and many office applications. The new release's notable features include an updated Linux kernel, improved filesystem support, and enhanced virtualization capabilities..
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VirtualBox and VMWare, which can run multiple operating systems on top of your current OS, aren’t the only two virtualization options available for Linux users. If you’re a Gnome Shell user (as in, you use the main interface of the Gnome 3 desktop), you can use something called Gnome Boxes for all your virtualization needs.
Phoronix: KVM Pushes Linux Virtualization Forward In Linux 3.13
The Kernel-based Virtual Machine updates for the Linux 3.13 kernel were filed today and includes a fair amount of improvements for virtualization on PowerPC hardware, but there's also some x86 improvements too...
IBM says that now is great time for KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) technology as a result of key contributions from its large developer community.
The KVM hypervisor is an open source virtualization technology and, increasingly, it is becoming an important tool in any Linux user’s handbook, especially in light of OpenStack.
KVM is a full virtualization solution for Linux on x86 hardware
Dell is buying Wyse Technology to push deeper into desktop virtualization. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Dell has been busy swallowing a long list of technology companies — including SonicWall (firewalls), Force10 (networking), Compellent and EqualLogic (storage), Boomi (cloud integration), SecureWorks (SaaS Security) and managed services (Kace).