Microsoft Virtualization and Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1

In my last post, I reminded everyone about our very successful Virtual PC 2007 release and for this post, I wanted to alert you to the recent release of Virtual Server R2 SP1. While there’s a lot of attention right now on Windows Server Virtualization, let’s not forget that we have a free, solid, production… Read more

Microsoft Virtualization and Virtual PC 2007

Greetings! I’m Jeff Woolsey, a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft focused on Microsoft Virtualization. I’ve worked on virtualization technology for over ten years such as Virtual PC for Mac, Virtual PC for Windows and Virtual Server. These days I spend most of my time on Virtual Server and our new hypervisor based virtualization (codename “Viridian”)… Read more

WinHEC 2006 Presentation slides are available online

The Microsoft WinHEC 2006 presentation slides are now available to view online under the WHDC (Windows Hardware Developer Central) area on The Windows Virtualization related sessions are near the bottom of the page and are listed below for reference. – Device Virtualization Architecture   – How to Use the WMI Interfaces with Windows Virtualization– HyperCall APIs… Read more

Windows Server virtualization at WinHEC

Hello and welcome to the Microsoft virtual machine team’s blog!  On Monday the 22nd, as part of the WinHEC conference, we announced the next steps in our virtualization strategy and outlined our roadmap of products.  As we march towards release, we are starting a team blog to discuss machine virtualization plans at Microsoft in more… Read more


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