Microsoft Changes Its Stance on Virtualization

Huge News in the virtualization world.  I’m a little late getting to it, but better late than never.  Microsoft has changed the official stance on virtualized environments.  One of the questions I get quite often is, "Can I virtualize X?"  My answer was typically the same.  You can probably do it, though it may be…

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Why Vista? (Volume 6 -- CompletePC Backup)

In past versions of Windows, backing up your computer could be a chore.  Deciding which files to backup, then finding a good way to back them up often meant third party applications.  In Windows Vista, however, backing up your PC is a snap!  But before we get too far into the improvements, let me tell…

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Which Virtualization is Right for Me?

There’s no question that virtualization is a hot topic right now.  At its simplest level, virtualization is nothing more than removing the link between physical and logical.  The easiest-to-understand example is also the most common form of virtualization — a virtual machine.  This involves running a guest machine on a host machine.  It can be…

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