Virtualization

Virtualization news, analysis, research, how-to, opinion, and video.

VMware prepares its virtualization stack for Docker

VMware open sources a Linux distribution and access management software

VMware just created its first Linux OS, and it’s container-friendly

VMware releases Project Photon as way to dispel fears that container technology could threaten virtualization giant


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VMware bestows new container powers upon vSphere/vCloud

The Project Photon and Project Lightwave containerized app technologies are aimed primarily at existing vSphere and vCloud Air users

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Will containers kill the virtual machine?

Container technology is sweeping across the cloud and virtualization industry. What does it mean for existing technology like cloud and virtual machines?

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Microsoft: Docker for Windows Server is right around the corner

Microsoft will demo Docker Engine on Windows Server, one of several upcoming container-centric initiatives by both Microsoft and Docker, at the BUILD conference

Microsoft creates a container for Windows

Windows Server Containers will be able to run applications specifically built for Windows Server and .Net

AWS targets interrupted sessions with virtual desktops upgrade

The company has made many small WorkSpaces improvements for admins and users

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Facebook's future: Internet by drone, VR with friends

Facebook wants to beam Internet access from drones and let you connect with your friends through virtual reality.

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5 ways to use virtual reality in the enterprise

From connecting with customers, better showing off products and helping potential customers feel like they're trying out everything from a new car to a new iPhone before they buy it, virtual reality is likely to be a game changer for...

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Google Cloud Launcher deploys VM-based apps in a snap

Google offers a new service for launching packaged apps in VMs to Cloud Platform, by way of a partnership with Bitnami

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At F8 today, virtual reality may be next phase of social networking

Virtual reality is among the topics that Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder and CEO of Facebook, is expected to talk about today, the second day of the company's annual F8 developer conference being held in San Francisco.

EMC pools enterprise smarts to create data 'lakes'

Technology from VMware, Pivotal and EMC storage will go into big-data analytics systems

VMware expands desktop virtualization to Linux

VMware Horizon 6 will be able to deliver Red Hat and Ubuntu Linux desktops

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First look: VMware vSphere 6 keeps its edge

With welcome improvements to key features, as well as the bundling of backup and recovery, the leading virtualization platform doesn't disappoint

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Google, Facebook Racing for Virtual Reality Launch

The first one in gets to set standards -- or at least try to -- and capture hearts and minds.

How to Get Certified in VMware Virtual Networking

Virtual networking is sweeping the IT industry. Here are the top certifications and training for becoming an expert in SDN.

Red Hat strips down for Docker

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Atomic Host contains only the tools needed for developing and running Docker containers

Spain's Telefonica goes virtual with HP

The international carrier will virtualize functions in its network for more flexibility

VMware takes on mobile networks with vCloud for NFV

The virtualized network functions in its platform can come from many vendors

Docker introduces orchestration tools for large scale deployments

Docker Machine, Swarm and Compose can be used together to manage large Docker deployments

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