Virtualization News & More


AMD & Oracle Team Up on OpenJDK 'Sumatra' for Heterogeneous Computing

Project Sumatra was officially announced on Sunday evening during the opening keynote presentations for the annual JavaOne conference in San Francisco.

VMworld: Maritz Hands Off VMware CEO Reins, Company Drops vRam Licensing, Introduces vCloud 5.1

Outgoing chief executive Paul Maritz symbolically passed the reins of VMware to incoming CEO Pat Gelsinger during the opening general session at the 9th annual VMworld conference in San Francisco on Monday.

Flexera Launches Virtual Desktop Migration Planning Tool

Flexera Software this week released a new migration planning tool, AdminStudio Virtual Desktop Assessment.

Apps Manager Supports Oracle and IBM JVMs

ManageEngine has extended performance monitoring support for Oracle's JRockit Java virtual machine (JVM) and IBM's JVMs in the latest release of its Applications Manager software package.

Cloud Hoster Jelastic Adds HA for Java Apps

For Java developers working on the nascent Jelastic Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), it now requires just a mouse click to activate new automated high availability (HA) features for their applications, the company announced.

Joyent Joins VMware's Community Leads Program To Support Node.js

In an effort to lend its Node.js expertise to VMware's Cloud Foundry project, cloud software and services provider Joyent has signed on to VMware's Community Leads program.

VMware Brings the Cloud to Developers' Desktops

VMware has released the beta of Micro Cloud Foundry, a complete version of its Cloud Foundry PaaS designed to run on developers' PCs or Macs.

Analysts Find a Lot to Like in HP's Upgraded, Cross-Platform ALM 11 Suite

Hewlett Packard on Tuesday unveiled new and upgraded components for its ALM suite, including a new service virtualization solution, an ALM intelligence module and an upgraded Agile Accelerator tool.

Upgrades Coming to VMware's Virtualization Platform

An upgrade to VMware's vSphere 5, the company's flagship virtulization platform, was announced today in a live event.

VMware Launches Cloud Foundry as First 'Open' PaaS

VMware announced the launch of Cloud Foundry, which the company is touting as the as the first "open platform as a service" (PaaS), on Tuesday.

SCCVM 2012 Test Release To Get Server App-V for Windows Azure Beta

Microsoft's Server Application Virtualization tool for Windows Azure was included in System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 beta 2, released earlier this week.

Oracle To Offer Free and Paid 'Premium' Versions of JVM

Oracle is planning to offer two versions of the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) sometime in the future, one free and one a commercial "premium" version, a company spokesperson said last week.

BigMemory Takes on Java's Achilles' Heel: Garbage Collection

Terracotta has just announced the general availability of its new Java add-on for the Enterprise version of its Ehcache distributed Java caching software.

Microsoft's Hyper-V To Be Integrated in OpenStack

Microsoft today announced a partnership deal with Cloud.com to help integrate Microsoft's proprietary hypervisor into the OpenStack project.

Apps.gov To Add Storage, Virtualization and Web Hosting Services

Government agencies will soon have access to storage, virtualization and Web hosting applications via Apps.gov, the General Service Administration's cloud-based storefront, government officials said yesterday.

SpringSource Releases Hyperic Update

VMware's SpringSource group has released a major upgrade of its Hyperic custom-app management and monitoring technology for virtualized Java applications.

Microsoft Lays Out Its 'Open Cloud' Vision

Microsoft used the occasion of an open source conference last month to advance its vision of an open cloud by breaking it down into four basic principles.

Cloud Computing Drives Microsoft Announcements at TechEd North America

The day-one keynote centered on product enhancements to the Windows Azure platform, Bing Maps, Windows 7, Windows Server and Communications Server, among other technologies.

Deployment Automation Tool for Java EE Launched

XebiaLabs's Deployit 1.3 beta offers new auto-discovery features plus support for virtualized and cloud environments.

VMware's SpringSource Acquires GemStone for Java Cloud Infrastructure

SpringSource is acquiring data management vendor GemStone to use that company's GemFire enterprise data fabric to give developers the infrastructure necessary for emerging cloud-centric applications.

Upcoming Events

AppTrends

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.