Remember that planned Xen-related reboot Amazon Web Services warned about last week? Well, things went better than planned, according to an updated blog post Monday.…
Xen cited again.
The latest Xen hypervisor vulnerabilities are forcing IBM to reboot some customers’ cloud instances between now and March 10. The vendor sent out an alert…
Hot patching is an option
Late last year, the world got a good look at the challenges and pain associated with kernel maintenance required by cloud providers. A…
… not that they’d admit it. Both cloud providers had to restart a bunch of customers’ workloads over the weekend. Live migration could have nipped that angst in the bud.
On Wednesday night, AWS tolds its customers about a planned EC2 reboot due to what came to be known as a Xen issue; a full two days later, Rackspace does the same, on a Friday night.
Some folks say hypervisors — now a commodity — don’t matter any more. That’s not true, and growing support for Hyper-V by third-party vendors spells trouble for VMware. Here’s why
VMware shares took it on the chin Tuesday, a day after the company talked down its projected earnings for the next quarter.
A tech trade publication is reporting that VMware CEO Paul Maritz is being pushed out and will be replaced by Pat Gelsinger, the current COO of EMC. EMC owns roughly 80 percent of VMware, the market leader in server virtualization.