VMware officially introduced us to Virtual SAN yesterday. They showed what features to expect and statements from users of the product and..
oVirt 3.3 is now release. If you have no idea what oVirt is or what it’s used for put simply it’s pretty similar to VMware vCenter except open source and doesn’t manage ESX. oVirt is a centralized management solution used to manage KVM hosts and GlusterFS as well as other aspects of your virtualization environment. If your just looking to create and manage virtual machines, oVirt has you convered and includes many of those got to have features like HA and live migration.
I ready for CloudOpen and LinuxCon this year in New Orleans. It’s a bit funny I was just in New Orleans not long ago for TechEd 2013. There’s a lot ahead but here are some of the things I’m looking forward to.
Finally there’s an easy way to deploy Openstack on Redhat and CentOS. RDO is a community of people using and deploying OpenStack on Red Hat and Red Hat-based platforms. I have always thought that it’s been much too complicated to install and setup Openstack and all it’s components. With RDO I was able to get an Openstack two node environment setup in my lab in roughly 30 minutes. There’s more to Openstack than just the installation and now that my time can be better spent on that other stuff.
After watching the keynote for WWDC today something came to mind. It was of a commercial but it took awhile for me to actually remember what it was about. All I could remember was that it pleased the adult and the kid in a person. I thought about it because of how excited I felt after seeing some of the things announced by Apple that dealt with OS X Mavericks and IOS7 which made me feel like a kid in a candy store!
Apache Cloudstack 4.1.0 has been released. This is the first major release since Match 20th. Lots of development time went into this relea..
License key management for virtual machines running in Hyper-V will become automatic in R2. This is definitely a nice and welcome feature..29.946667-90.065256
I’m not sure about anyone else but I’m really over hearing how big of a VM a vendor can create or the promise of 1 million IOPS. This really became annoying while sitting in a presentation about Microsoft’s latest version of Hyper-V but VMware, you also think the size of your “V” M is what really matters. So I wonder at what point does size NOT matter for the typical customer?
Mitch Tulloch has updated his free ebook on Windows Server 2012 based on the RTM version of the software. This free ebook has much valuable information on the new Windows Server 2012 operating systems platform. It includes both “under-the-hood” information concerning how features work, and strategies, tips, and best practices from experts who have been working with the platform during product development.
VMware announced vCloud Suite 5.1 at VMworld 2012 which is their first take on the software defined datacenter. The suite is geared so customers can get the entire set of cloud infrastructure and management capabilities including virtualization, software-defined datacenter services, policy-based provisioning, disaster recovery, application management and operations management all in one easy-to-purchase offering.