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[ubuntu] Virtualization on server for isolation and developmentview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I've been "playing around" with ubuntu server in a XEN VPS, exploring a number of different technologies and getting them working. (Hardware)

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Eyeing An IPO, Data Virtualization And Storage Company Actifio Raises $50M From TCV, Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock At $500M Valuationview story

http://techcrunch.com – Virtualization data management company Actifio has raised $50 million in Series D funding led by Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) with participation from existing investors Andreessen Horowitz, ATV, Greylock Partners and North Bridge Venture Partners. This fund brings the enterprise company’s total venture investment to $107.5 million. (IT news)

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Red Hat Linux 6.4 Gets Cozier With VMware, Microsoft Hyper-Vview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Sure, Red Hat strives to compete with VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V. But the Linux company realizes it must also show VMware and Hyper-V a little love. A prime example: The new Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 release offers an “improved virtual guest experience on VMware and Hyper-V,” Red Hat claims. (IT news)

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VMware Buys Virtualization Storage Provider Virstoview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – VMware (NYSE: VMW) has bought Virsto Software, a software developer specializing in storage optimization in virtual environments, a move VMware said will advance its development of storage technologies and fits with its software-defined data center strategy. Neither company disclosed terms of the agreement, which is expected to close sometime in the first quarter of this year. Virsto’s technology (IT news)

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Boot is taking forever (systemd-fsck?)view story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Have you checked if your cpu supports virtualization?https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/KVM henk https://bbs.archlinux.org/profile.php?id=67086 2013-02-10T06:20:02Z (HowTos)

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VMware Veteran CTO Exits for VC Firmview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – VMware (NYSE: VMW) veteran chief technology officer (CTO) Steve Herrod, a key driver of the vendor’s virtualization portfolio who joined the company in 2001, has resigned to join the venture capital firm General Catalyst Partners as a managing director. For VMware, there’s no nice and easy way to say that Herrod’s departure is a serious blow. (IT news)

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Red Hat Revenues: Partners Drive 65% of Bookingsview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) now generates 65 percent of quarterly bookings from partners, up from 53 percent in the company’s Fiscal Year 2008. That’s impressive. But how is Red Hat going to train partners to cross-sell the company’s growing portfolio of software — Linux, storage, virtualization, middleware, etc.? Oh, and who are Red Hat’s top current partners? (IT news)

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Red Hat Nears $1 Billion In Deferred Revenueview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) is approaching $1 billion in deferred revenue, a strong sign that  financial services, government, technology and telecommunications customers see the open source company as a long-term software partner. (IT news)

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Is there an open source alternative to Vmware vSphere Server? Like a Ubuntu or similar Distro with virtualization hosting built in?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I am looking at turning my old Dell 2650 and 2950 servers into Vmware vSphere Servers, however vSphere is very very expensive. Is there an open source alternative that provides the same performance as vSphere in a Ubuntu or Debian distro? I dont actually mean "Virtual box" or "Vmware player" but rather a server hypervisor that is easy to set up and host virtual machines on my network? (HowTos)

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Is it necesary to purchase two Datacenter licences if your virtualization infrastructure includes two physical servers? [closed]view story

http://serverfault.com – Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing issue? We are looking to set up a virtualization environment. As I assume is standard this will include more than one physical server to run the virtual machines. As I also think is standard (I could be wrong, please correct me if I'm wrong) the servers will be in a master/failover type arrangement. (HowTos)