Tag Archives: ESX

It’s not Hyper-V — it’s the drivers!

The majority of Windows crashes are caused by third-party device drivers. See how Hyper-V reliability is compromised due to its dependence on a general-purpose OS. Continue reading

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Pimp My Hypervisor

Yo Dawg! I heard you like to virtualize, but there is no truth to the rumor that Xzibit influenced the Hyper-V design. Continue reading

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Taking snapshots of VMware ESX 4 running in a VM

VMware ESX 4 can virtualize itself, and by using a special undocumented configuration setting it is now possible to take snapshots of virtual VMware ESX 4 systems. Continue reading

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Linux apps run directly on Windows with virtualization!

Microsoft has broken through numerous technological barriers, enabling Windows/Hyper-V to directly execute Linux applications. Continue reading

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Hyper-V More Stable, Just as Mature as VMware vSphere?

Microsoft Virtualization publishes an embarrassing guest post refuting vSphere advantages, doing more harm than good. Continue reading

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