VMware’s acquisition of SpringSource this summer left many IT
managers scratching their heads, wondering what an open source Java framework had to do with virtualization. In this interview, Rod Johnson, the former SpringSource CEO and now the general manager of VMware’s SpringSource division, talks with SearchServerVirtualization.com about the relationship between virtualization and application frameworks, the cloud, and what, ultimately, integration of these technologies will mean for their data centers.
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VMware Site Recovery Manager 4 supports vSphere
The list of VMware products that do not yet support vSphere 4 is shrinking fast. This summer, VMware updated Lab Manager to support vSphere, which began shipping in May. Now, vCenter Site Recovery Manager 4, its automated disaster recovery product, also supports vSphere 4. The only remaining VMware product that still doesn’t support vSphere is VMware View, its virtual desktop infrastructure suite.
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How to use open source cluster resource management tools
This three-part series explains step by step how to create a Xen high availability setup with only open source components. This installment explains how to configure a cluster through open source Pacemaker.
Pacemaker, a cluster resource management tool for open source environments, is available as an extension pack for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (or as a free download in other distributions).
RELATED: Setting up shared storage for high availability in Xen VMs
Nominate the Products of the Year
SearchServerVirtualization.com is now taking submittions for Products of the Year 2009. Users and vendors are invited and encouraged to nominate their favorite/best products by completing the required form. In January 2010, the winning products will be highlighted on SearchServerVirtualization.com.
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