Posts under ‘Virtualization’

Intel Will Invest $7 billion for 32nm Chips

Intel President and CEO Paul Otellini announced today that Intel will spend $7 billion over the next two years to build advanced manufacturing facilities in the United States for deployment of their 32 nanometer (nm) manufacturing technology that will be used to build faster, smaller chips that consume less energy.
The next-generation 32-nanometer chip process is [...]

Microsoft Windows 7 HD Video Walkthrough

Microsoft Windows 7 Beta Coverage Part II:  HD Video Tour

Following up our Windows 7: First Impressions post, we now bring you a Part II: The HD Video Tour of the Windows 7 OS. Please sit down and enjoy a video journey through the new and improved Windows 7 GUI, the new IE8 Browser, advanced networking, [...]

AMD Opteron 45-nm chips released

Advanced Micro Devices or AMD has officially released their delayed and highly-anticipated 45-nm Opteron “Shanghai” processor for high-end workstations and servers. The long awaited chips feature high performance, multi-core processing ideal for virtualization, low power consumption and much more.
The announcement comes after AMD stumbled with their under-performing 65-nm “Barcelona” chips and had to play catch up [...]

Intel Cuts Processor Prices

Intel announces 40% drop in prices across the board for its Quad-core offerings.
On Monday, Intel announced price cuts across their wide range of chips used in mobile and desktop PCs, including a drop of up to 40 percent for its premiere 45nm quad-core chips.
Intel’s Core 2 Quad Q9650 processor is now priced at US$316, a [...]

Sun Solaris 10 and VMWare Fusion Networking

How-To: Configure Networking on Solaris 10 running on VMWare Fusion.

Introduction
Solaris is an advanced Unix-based operating system from Sun Microsystems and is known for its scalability, reliability and security. Innovative features like the ZFS Filesystem, D-Trace dynamic healing and Solaris Containers make Solaris a top choice for servers and datacenter solutions.
Solaris can now natively run on [...]

How-To: Install Windows 7 on VMWare Fusion

How-To Install Microsoft Windows 7 on a MacBook Pro running OS X Leopard under VMWare Fusion 2.0

Microsoft just released their anticipated public Beta of the new Windows 7 operating system which is said to be faster and better than XP and certainly the dreaded Vista. My first impressions of Windows 7 are positive and I [...]

How-To: Run VMWare ESXi 3.5 on a live-USB Flash Disk

Running VMWare ESXi 3.5 on a live-USB Flash Disk
Here’s a very neat trick to boot VMWare’s latest server hypervisor technology, ESXi 3.5, from a USB Flash Disk.

You would do this to test/experiment with ESXi on your server before installing locally and committing system resources. This is also a great way to install ESXi on servers with out CD/DVD [...]