Featured Articles

Nvidia GTX 980 reviewed

Nvidia GTX 980 reviewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
Nvidia adjusts GTX 980 and GTX 970 pricing

Nvidia adjusts GTX 980 and GTX 970 pricing

It appears that Nvidia has been feeling the pulse of the market and took some note from comments regarding the original…

More...
iPhone 6 and 6 Plus reviews are up and they are good

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus reviews are up and they are good

Apple is dancing the same dance year after year. It releases the iPhone and two days before they start shipping it…

More...
Amazon announces three new tablets

Amazon announces three new tablets

Amazon has just released three new tablets starting with the $99 priced 6-inch Kindle Fire HD6. This is a 6-inch tablet…

More...
PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

Today we will take a look at the PowerColor TurboDuo Radeon R9 285. The card is based on AMD’s new…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Friday, 27 June 2008 11:10

Microsoft ships Hyper-V

Written by Nick Farell

Image

Early virtually


Software giant Microsoft has released its Hyper-V virtualization server after five years in development and several months arsing around.

Hyper-V has been posted on the company's Web site today and is free to anyone with a Windows Server 2008 user's license. It also will be available via automatic update starting July 8. It had been a game to guess when Microsoft was going to release Hyper V.  It was supposed to ship within 180 days of Windows Server 2008." Most thought this was wildly optimistic, and felt August was more likely.

The software will compete with the likes of VMware and Xen-based virtualisation systems. A lot is riding on Hyper-V working.  Many companies are wanting to run virtualization servers.  Analysts see the technology being the next most important thing to hit the industry.

Network World dug up some early adopters who seemed to think that the software is making their initial skepticism fade away. Robert McShinsky, Systems Engineer for Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, said that Hyper-V blew away Virtual Server. McShinsky said that Vole lacked the live migration features similar to what VMware has with VMotion

More here.
Last modified on Saturday, 28 June 2008 04:27

Nick Farell

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments