Sunday, 7 September 2014

VMware Fusion for Mac Now Connects to Virtual Machines in Data Centers

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VMware today released the seventh version of the merger, its virtualization software for Mac, with a new feature that allows virtual machines that are running the user access to remote data centers.

The function is available in VMware Fusion 7 Pro, which takes place at developers and other professionals who have to do more than just run operating systems other than Mac OS X.

Fusion Pro 7 is scheduled to be available for download starting today for $ 150 vmware.com A basic version of the Fusion 7 Advanced Features missing, but allows users to run other operating systems on OS X Windows and costs $ 70. When Fusion 6 was released to the United Nations year ago, the prices were $ 60 and $ 130, respectively.

If you own FUSION 5 or 6, the United Nations will be updated July 1 Cost $ 50 for basic and $ 80 for the Pro edition. Also, anyone BUY Fusion 6 August or January then you can upgrade to version 7 a pity Additional load.

Although much more expensive than the basic version, the fusion Taken Pro has more resemblance to the workstation, desktop virtualization software VMware to premium Windows and Linux. Linked clones, workstation performance in which multiple copies of a Virtual Machine know how to create sin replay the whole thing, Pro street in the merger last year. The new virtual machines remotely access also is taken from the workstation.

"In Fusion 6 and earlier versions, you can run virtually any operating system in a Virtual Machine Virtual Machine but it had to be running on your Mac," said product manager Simon Bennett VMware Ars. "With Fusion 7, you can connect an A Virtual Machine running elsewhere. Mare Being on your Workstation computer desktop, which may be running in your data center [server virtualization software] vSphere or even use our ESXi server product free and you can use it as if it were running locally., which is really good if you care about battery life, because everything functioning hypervisor United Nations Environmental, EL operating system and applications, they will not pay the price on your battery life and you can also use virtual machines larger than you would on a laptop Mac way. "
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This is useful for developers who need to log on many virtual machines, or software demonstrations, he said. The function is usually used as a red mare locally or over the Internet with a VPN, Bennett said. In addition to accessing UN sin necesidad store virtual machines on a Mac, the system will allow users to upload or download to and from virtual machines vSphere and Workstation.

Dual GPU optimization is another new feature available for Fusion 7 Pro, but not the fusion of the base. "For the MacBook Pro with a discrete GPU and the integrated GPU A, Fusion 7 Pro allows users to choose which GPU to use 3D applications," VMware said in a press release. "Selecting the integrated GPU will result in longer battery life, while selecting the GPU will offer the best performance for 3D applications Virtual Machine."

New Features for the professional and non-professional versions include design changes to match OS X Yosemite, optimization of Latter-Mac hardware, greater energy efficiency and better support for Retina Display in Unity mode. As Parallels Coherence mode, the unit separates applications VMware Windows of the car window to make them look as if this is Virtual Mac applications.

Fusion 7 virtual machines can still be huge, but did not get any more, still limited to 16 virtual CPUs, virtual Clubs 8 GB, and 64 GB of memory. But UN Hay new twist: "The UN Di graphics-intensive applications can give further impetus by assigning up to 2GB of video memory to the Virtual Machine" VMware said. Previously, the season limit of 128 MB.

VMware said second optimizations for Intel processors produce up to 43 percent better performance "on CPU-intensive operations, such as multimedia, encryption, and decryption." UN Fusion 7 will use 42 percent less energy than fusion 6, VMware supports.

VMware Parallels rival Lanzo version 10 of its virtualization product for Mac last month. Parallels cobra 80 dollars for the basic version and about $ 100 ENTRY before saving volume for the Enterprise editions.

Monday, 4 August 2014

Overview: VMware’s Product and Service Offerings

Actions (EMC) recently joined the news that activist hedge fund Elliott Management Paul Singer has accumulated a stake of more than $ 1 billion a giant storage. According to unconfirmed reports, the fund hopes to unlock shareholder value by splitting the company and selling parts including participation in the cloud and virtualization software VMware drive from the list (VMW).


VMware delivers solutions for infrastructure virtualization. Pioneered the development and application virtualization technologies with server-based computing x86, separating application software underlying hardware. Its annual presentation said his set of virtualization technologies are designed to establish IT environments safe and reliable and face a number of challenges involving complex IT cost reduction, operational inefficiency, access to computing power in the cloud, the business continuity, and computing devices of end-user corporate management.

VMware develops and markets its product and service offerings within three main product groups:

SDDC or Software-Defined Data Center – Under this, VMware vSphere is the company’s flagship data center platform apart from other products for data storage and protection, network virtualization, and management and automation. The vCloud Suite is designed to create a software-defined data center by pooling industry-standard hardware and running compute, networking, and management functions in the data center as software-defined services.

Hybrid Cloud Computing – Under this,

End-User Computing (or EUC) – The product group includes desktop and application virtualization as well as enterprise mobility solutions to deliver, protect, and manage desktops and applications while containing costs and ensuring end users can work anytime and anywhere across any device. Products include Horizon View, Horizon Mirage, Horizon Desktop-as-a-Service (or DaaS) Platform, Fusion, and Workstation. The EUC portfolio also includes Socialcast, an enterprise social platform, as well as App Manager, a single sign-on identity service, to deliver applications, desktops, and data in a single portal of entry, called Workspace.

In 1Q14, VMware announced the acquisition of AirWatch, a leading provider of enterprise mobile management and security solutions for ~$1.175 billion in cash. AirWatch provides enterprise solutions for Mobile Device Management, Mobile Application Management, and Mobile Content Management. It was acquired to expand VMware’s End-User Computing solutions. The company said that end-user computing including AirWatch grew license bookings over 50% year-over-year (or YoY) in 2Q14.

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

VMware Releases Survey on the Apple Enterprise Invasion

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Today VMware announced the results of a company commissioned a survey of 376 IT professionals to access the current state of corporate desktops. The survey was conducted by Dimensional Research, with the goal of capturing data using real Apple device at work, and to quantify preparation company Mac the results of the report, entitled "The Apple Company Invasion" shows that Windows is not the platform of choice in the company, users overwhelmingly prefer Macs. The user preference is the main reason given by managers to why their organization supports Macs with 73 percent of IT managers to identify it with the main engine.

There is still progress to be made but when it comes to the future performance of Mac. 64 percent of IT managers surveyed said that only some or none of their business applications were now ready to run on Mac One possible solution presented by the survey is a VMware virtual desktop that could bridge the gap between Linux PC, Mac and Windows PC. 91 percent of respondents said IT administrators a tune that would be valuable to their work.
 

Monday, 16 June 2014

VMware You've Got Competition – From a Belgian Upstart

Belgian startup incubator CloudFounders has an open source project to Provide a networked object storage backend to VMware or KVM virtual machines using a VSAN-like vStorage Open Router (OSR).

OSR is a VMware VM, or runs on bare metal in a KVM server, and it scales out by having OSR run on virtualised servers additional linked by 10GB, Providing a unified NFS namespace across them.It is VM-aware and provides access to storage vPOOL to them, talking, as it were; the VMs VM language and object-language style is the back-end arrays that are running under the Ceph, Gluster, OpenStack Swift object storage or other operating systems.

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The OSR turns a container on Swift into a VM Volume and that can only without volume presented by a single OSR. There is a handover betwee OSRs if a vMotion operation Makes That Necessary.The OSR is used for provisioning (thin), snapshotting, replication and cloning (thin), and all are auctioned at the VM level.

OSR also uses server-attached SSDs or PCIe flash as a cache facility, for both reads and writes. Cache hits Accelerate performance for reads. The write-back caching is said to solve the IO-blender problem by turning random writes into sequential ones. Write cache date is written to the backend store, with a zero-copy approach, when a storage object container is full, typically set at 4MB.

The read cache is duplicated and is shared across hosts. There is a facility with failover cache writes to a write cache being synchronously replicated to another node.

With vMotion Redirected IO is a vDisk and automatically follows the vMotioned VM. A single OSR can talk to multiple back-ends. It's anticipated that’s the XEN hypervisor will be supported in the future, as will the VirtualBox and Hyper-V.

The Open vStorage router COMPETES with VMware's VSAN and other virtual storage appliances. The project is being run from lochristi in Belgium and Cloud Founders has an Amplidata involvements.

Thursday, 8 May 2014

SAP and VMware Head for the Future Together

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The titles of enterprise computing are doing a lot to keep up with the times in this month.

In the last example, SAP AG of Germany, the second largest maker of business software in the world, said Tuesday that it has partnered with VMware, a maker of virtualization software, to offer both SAP software and rapid tool for data analysis, Hana, as a cloud-based service. Instead of buying separate software packages running on dedicated servers, i.e., customers must be able to load the data and analyze it in a much lower cost, with greater operational flexibility.

Asks Oracle and EMC point the way to new business models related to cloud computing and the rapid analysis of large amounts of data.

"We want to reduce costs for customers and brings operational simplicity,the head of business development at SAP . The company has 3,200 corporate clients through Hana said, 1,000 customers and manages its business activities in the upper part of Hana, allowing near real-time awareness of things, such as the operation of the software industry and financial performance.

For VMware, the prospect of more business software and analysis tools in your VMware virtualization offer more attractive to companies that perform their operations to cloud computing. Virtualization, which allows you to move workloads across multiple servers in a computer, is a critical part of cloud computing. An executive from VMware said early indications are that the ' implementation of SAP on VMware products could save you up to 30 percent of the normal cost. EMC has also published studies claiming that Hana on a cloud-based system capable of analyzing four times faster than Oracle, the largest enterprise software company.

Companies can in fact be looking for their customers, but are also looking for themselves. VMware, which is controlled by EMC storage business data, fought against other virtualization products and are looking for a way to sell offer more functionality. SAP has scored impressive income, Hana, but it does so in the face of an eroding traditional market.

Lunch at VMware Hana is at least initially limited to a terabyte of data. This used to be a lot, but it has become a commonplace now that we digitally record almost everything.

Cheap calls “public clouds " like AWS, which rents computing and enterprise software, have become more and more feature rich. In addition, Oracle announced recently that include a distribution of OpenStack , an open system of cloud computing operating in its new version of Solaris, the server software computer code.
Perhaps not surprisingly, there is a big OpenStack conference this week. Also this week, EMC is taking his show. The EMC Monday announced that the show was buying dssd, a company dedicated to a type of data storage is good for high-speed real-time analysis, for an undisclosed sum.

Expect more such moves in the near future. When this many great movements begin to happen after a couple of giants, others are likely to do something too soon.

Sunday, 20 April 2014

VMware Jumps Into The DRaaS Market

VMware just jump into a very active market for disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) with the release of VMware vCloud Service ® Hybrid ™ - Disaster Recovery. The goal is to get all hybrid service with VMware vSphere as part of its cloud computing infrastructure to distribute a copy of VMware backup and recovery service-centric as part of their emergency planning pass4sure vcp-510 The main distinction of offering VMware DRaaS apparently is using VMware vSphere replication and data replication and movement technology.

VMware vCloud Hybrid Service - Disaster Recovery

VMware describes this new service offering in the following way:VMware vCloud Hybrid Service's Disaster Recovery increases business resiliency with minimal investment. Built on VCAP5-DCD dumps  VMware  vSphere® Replication, supported by vCloud Hybrid Service, Disaster Recovery provides a failover environment for dependable recovery when faced with an operational disruption. Asynchronous replication at the hypervisor layer allows for virtual machines (VMs) in vSphere to be easily configured for disaster recovery. Available in all vCloud Hybrid Service data centers.

  • Simple — easy to set up, deploy, and manage
  • Economical — high level of self-service capabilities, minimal configuration, and user training
  • Responsive — quickly scale-up protection of onsite applications, by tier, on-demand
  • Consistent — integration with your vSphere environment, same production support by VMware with no need to reconfigure hardware or tools

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Disaster recovery has always been a bit “delicate issue for many businesses. Careful planning, which includes the construction of a data center or off-site as a destination for backup and recovery of data, development of procedures required backup and recovery, and continuous testing of the whole package. It’s frightening to close really down some burden of fundamental work to force a recovery cycle and be absolutely sure that the planning and execution resulted in business continuity.

VMware VCP5-DCV is one of a number of providers who consider the challenges of the successful use of a recovery service cloud-based disaster, and now has an offer. The "list of the other players in this market is already quite long and growing here is a partial list of other providers in no particular order. Amazon , Google , IBM, SoftLayer , Rackspace , Calves, ZeRTO , Central Blue Netmagic , Latisys , Microsoft , TwinStrata , Egenera , BlueLock , Windstream , Symantic and Databarracks .

With all these options, decision makers have to do some “homework before making a selection. Find all service offerings DR is the first challenge. Collection of data on each of the service offerings is the next step. Finally, assessing the strengths and weaknesses, and the total cost associated with each bid must be done before a decision can be made.

Each supplier is hoping that its offer of services and related tools appear simple, easy to use, comprehensive and affordable. For the most part, however, each of the deals has its limits.

A decision maker should carefully consider the business requirements, budget and level of experience of the company and only then evaluate the various offerings DR. VMware, IBM and all other Softlayer hope that those who use its technology as the basis of its infrastructure cloud computing is going to take the shortcut to simply select your DR Service. Each of these new proposals has its own merits and challenges. I would advise decision makers to take your time, check the available offers DRaaS , and only then make a decision.

VMware Player 6.0.2 Build 1744117

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With its user-friendly interface, VMware Player makes it easy for anyone to try out Windows 7, Chrome OS or the latest Linux releases, or create "sandbox" virtual to test pre-release software has VMware Player also can be used to run a virtual copy of an old PC so that you can recycle the old machines you have under your desk or stored in the closet.
  •     Run multiple operating systems simultaneously on a single computer
  •     Experience the benefits of preconfigured products without any installation or configuration hassles
  •     Share data between host computer and virtual machine
  •     Run 32- and 64-bit virtual machines
  •     Use 3rd-party pre-configured virtual machines and images
  •     Share data between the host computer and virtual machine
  •     Broad host and guest operating system support
  •     Support for USB 2.0 devices
  •     Gain easy access to virtual machines via an intuitive home page interface

This release includes the following improvements and resolved issues:

  •     KVM mode has been added to VMware Player.
  •     Improved compatibility and audio performance with certain USB audio and video devices.
  •     The VMware Tools can be properly updated when upgrading VMware Player to a newer version.
  •     The VMware Player UI now displays correctly when powering on an old hardware version.

Known Issues:

  • Known issues from prior releases of VMware Player 6 also might apply to VMware Player 6.0.2.
Download: VMware Player 6.0.2 Build 1744117 | 94.2 MB (Free for personal non-commercial use)
View: Release Notes | VMware Player Website