It’s good to talk..

Thanks for your comments on my last post.  I’ve commented myself, but just in case you aren’t reading the comments – here’s my reply to Kim: So http://itcomparison.com/Virtualization/MShypervvsvi35/HyperVvsvmware35esx.htm is a great comparison of a production product (VMware) and a beta (Hyper-V).  So it’s kind of like comparing apples with oranges? I’d have to agree on…

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Hyper-V beta bits now available

Windows Server 2008 Release Candidate zero (RC0) and Release Candidate 1 (RC1) came with Windows Server Virtualisation (and Hyper-V) in them as a Customer Technology Preview (CTP). We’ve just released a build of Windows Server RC1 with the Beta of Hyper-V in it. This beta has loads of features/functionality that was not in the CTP,…

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One of these words is not like the other..

The ‘normal’ behavior inside Microsoft is for a product to start with a really cool code name (e.g. Longhorn), that gets replaced with a pretty boring, mundane product name (e.g. Windows Server 2008).  Last week all that went out of the Windows (no pun intended) – Viridian, which became Windows Server Virtualisation became Hyper-V. It…

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