VMware: We’re gonna patent hot-swapping your VMs’ host OS

August 30, 2016 dbadmin 0

VMware looks set to renew its relevancy with a new patent application. The patent application lists inventors Mukund Gunti, Vishnu Sekhar and Bernhard Poess and assigns the patent to VMware. The short version of the patent is that, if granted, VMware will have effectively patented the ability to hot swap a host server’s operating system [More…]

The top 7 new Hyper-V features in Windows Server 2016

August 30, 2016 dbadmin 0

A few weeks back, I declared the virtualization era and hypervisor wars to be over. Well, not quite “over” so much as “moved over” — that is, pushed aside in favor of a new battle: the war of the cloud. The key combatants have changed from VMware, Citrix Systems, and Microsoft to Amazon Web Services, [More…]

5 Questions to Determine If You’ve Outgrown Your Web Hosting

August 30, 2016 dbadmin 0

Web hosting can seem like a commodity these days. You just choose the amount of disk space and bandwidth you need, and you’re up and running. Whereas before there were all sorts of limitations imposed on you, nowadays you are spoiled with choices, and hosting costs have become almost inconsequential for most businesses. But thinking [More…]