Yesterday was the launch of Sun's xVM portfolio.
This is a big deal for Sun and I think it will also have an impact in the industry;
it is nice to see all these pieces starting to fall in place.
I'll just provide a bit of context and let you follow the links.
There are 4 pieces to the portfolio:
Sun and MS are working together again - like they did with
Metro - and they
have agreed to interoperability between their
Virtualization offerings - see the
xVMBlog and reports at
The press has done a pretty good coverage of the general launch, see
There are many other blogs on this at BSC, hopefully all tagged as
Added - Reflections and thank-yous Steve; the HPC watercooler folks
Do a Recap that points to
the community site at OpenxVM.ORG; and Marc writes about the
Implications of xVM for HPC;
the VirtualBox folks do a Summary.