By chhandomay on Dec 15, 2008
for workstation virtualization -- Shawn Ruff's Blog: Database and
Other Technology Topics, 12/9
Shawn Ruff opted to try VirtualBox when looking for a new virtualization product. His installation went very well and he felt that the "look and feel" of VirtualBox was "very intuitive and easy to use." Shawn is still getting into the details of VirtualBox, but adds that initial feedback is really good especially taking into consideration that it is a free product.
2. VirtualBox and Oracle Enterprise Linux -- Johan Louwers Personal Blog, 12/9
Johan Louwers tried to get an Oracle Enterprise Linux running in VirtualBox on his Mac and received an error message. The bug is reported to Sun and Johan has posted a workaround to this issue.
|3. VirtualBox 2.06 released by Sun
Microsystems -- Michael Harper's Tech Blog, 12/4
Michael Harper described the "beauty" of VirtualBox by saying that it let him run in "seamless" mode, creating an illusion that a Windows application was actually running on his Ubuntu desktop. Michael also liked the ability to add as many OS's as you want on VirtualBox. He added that VirtualBox also offered fine tuning options, along with the ability to "save the current machine state" and pause on the guest OS, saving its layout and current view.
4. VirtualBox v2.0.6 -- PC Softs, 11/28
The blogger commented on VirtualBox saying, "Targeted at server, desktop and embedded use, it is now the only professional-quality virtualization solution that is also Open Source Software. Not only is VirtualBox an extremely feature rich, high performance product for enterprise customers, it is also the only professional solution that is freely available as Open Source Software under the terms of the GNU Public License (GPL)."