Skip to main content

Embedded Hypervisor: "Bare Iron" songs

OK, so you got the drummer, lead guitarist, bass guitarist, vocalist, so what do you do? You grunge it all out.

VMware has released its first embedded hypervisor.

The new ESX Server 3i runs directly on the server's hardware (refered to as 'bare iron') without requiring an operating system. Users run their virtual machines directly on this software.

Virtualisation users previously had to install their own operating system and install virtualisation software on top of that.

Measuring only 32MB, the embedded hypervisor is 90 per cent smaller than the average operating system and virtual machine combination, VMware claimed.

Its smaller footprint renders it more secure and more stable than mainstream operating systems which offer many features that are needless to the average user, VMware chief executive Diane Greene argued in her opening keynote at VMworld in San Francisco.

Read on...


Popular posts from this blog

Get Vyatta Virtual Appliance, now VMware certified!

We all know Vyatta, don't we?

Vyatta, the leader in Linux-based networking, today announced that its open-source networking software has received VMware Virtual Appliance Certification, thereby providing customers with a solution that has been optimized for a production-ready VMware environment. The company also announced it has joined the VMware Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) Program. As a member of TAP, Vyatta will offer its solutions via the TAP program website. With the Vyatta virtual appliance for VMware environments, organizations can now include Vyatta’s router, firewall and VPN functions as part of their virtualized infrastructure.

Vyatta combines enterprise-class routing and security capabilities into an integrated, reliable and commercially supported software solution, delivering twice the performance of proprietary network solutions at half the price. Running Vyatta software as virtual appliances gives customers many more options for scaling their data centers and cons…

3PAR adds native LDAP support to simplify administration

3PAR®, the leading global provider of utility storage, announced today native support for lightweight directory access protocol (LDAP). Support for LDAP enables centralized user authentication and authorization using a standard protocol for managing access to IT resources. With 3PAR’s support for LDAP, customers are able to now integrate 3PAR Utility Storage--a simple, cost-efficient, and massively scalable storage platform—with standard, open enterprise directory services. The result is simplified security administration with centralized access control and identity management.

“3PAR Utility Storage already provides us with a reliable, shared, and easy-to-use consolidated storage platform,” said Burzin Engineer, Vice President of Infrastructure Services at Shopzilla. "Now, with 3PAR support for LDAP, managing security commonly--across all our resources, including storage--is also simple and efficient.”

Press Release

DeepLearningTrucker Part 1