Leopard Update Puts Windows And Linux Side-By-Side On A Mac

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| Windows and Linux can live together in perfect harmony on neutral ground,
| thanks to a new software update released Wednesday for Apple's Leopard
| operating system.


Hypervisor Rivals Targeting VMware

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| "Next year, some of these other vendors are going to be formidable
| competitors to VMware. VMware won't be the only player in the game anymore,"
| said Burton Group's Chris Wolf. "VMware is going to win the feature war, but
| if you can pay 25% of the cost of the VMware solution and get what you need
| then it is worth considering other vendors.



Linux on the Mac

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| Before you install Ubuntu, make sure your hardware is ready. I think that 2GB
| of RAM is a minimum; you're also going to want at least 8GB of free space on
| your hard drive. Â*


SWsoft and Parallels Prep Virtualization for Different Markets

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| Unlike traditional hypervisor technology used by VMware, which divides a
| server into several virtual machines on which users can run different
| applications, Virtuozzo partitions the operating system—either Linux or
| Microsoft Windows—into virtual environments or containers. Â*
| [...]
| Parallels Server offers support for 64-bit operating systems, including
| Windows, Mac OS X and a number of Linux operating systems. (The product can
| also support some versions of Sun's Solaris OS as a virtual guest.) Â*


Parallels Desktop for Mac: getting better a little at a time

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| Yesterday, Parallels released an Update RC2 for Parallels Desktop for
| Mac. Â*For the first time, the application is behaving nicely on my Mac.
| I have my full 3GB of RAM back, the application is running smoothly,
| and Windows XP and Ubuntu feel native on my machine. Vista? Slower,
| but improved over the previous builds of Mac Pro.


Parallels Releases Workstation 2.2 for Windows and Linux

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| Parallels says that its Parallels Workstation 2.2 product
| enables users to simultaneously run any version of Windows,
| including Beta and RC builds of Windows Vista, any Linux
| distribution, Solaris, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, OS/2,
| eComStation or DOS, in a stable, secure virtual machine on any
| computer running Windows Â*2000, XP or 2003, or any version
| of Linux. No re-booting or partitioning is required, and users
| never need to shut down or leave their home desktop to access a
| virtual machine.


Ubuntu 6.10 - VMware Fusion - Mac Intel - First Screenshots

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| I managed to get my hands on a private beta of the brand spanking new
| VMware for Intel Macs earlier today, the following is the first (so I
| am aware) screenshot tour of the boot / install process for Ubuntu
| 6.10, inside VMware Fusion on a MacBook Pro (Core Duo, 2GHz 1024MB
| RAM).


Two leading virtualization companies are one

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| In a memo to their employees, the CEOs of two leading
| virtualization companies recently revealed that their
| companies have merged. Specifically, Serguei Beloussov,
| of SWsoft Inc. and Nick Dobrovolskiy of Parallels Inc.
| acknowledged that SWsoft now owns Parallels.


Parallels Desktop for Mac

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| If you are planning to purchase Parallels for Windows on your Mac, you
| should take advantage of the opportunity to download and try the free
| open-source Edgy Eft from Ubuntu. I would venture to guess that after
| you use Ubuntu a few times, you may just want to wipe out that Windows
| partition on your home PC and install Ubuntu.


LGPL Issue Parallels Solved

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| The issue between WINE and Parallels has been solved.


Near-Native Virtualization Solutions for Linux -- VMware vs. Parallels

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| The miracle of near-native virtualization technologies has saved
| professionals countless hours of OS thrashing. Excluding 3D graphics, systems
| administrators can accomplish nearly any task requiring a multitude of
| platforms within the comfort of the Linux workstation. Â*