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Paragon Virtualization Manager 12 Compact 3 day giveaway

Bill Mullins finds some of the best deals.   Go over and read his article and see how to get this software for free! (Limited time)    With our class working with virtualization in several different areas, this article explains … Continue reading

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VirtualBox Gadget to monitor your virtual machines

Need to monitor your virtualbox operating systems? vBox Gadget for Windows monitors the performance of each virtual machine.          

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Oracle Releases Another New Version of VirtualBox VDI – Virtualization – News & Reviews – eWeek.com

Oracle Releases Another New Version of VirtualBox VDI – Virtualization – News & Reviews – eWeek.com. Oracle’s VirtualBox 4.1 includes several new features, but the main one is a new virtual machine cloning facility, which adds a lot more functionality.

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The ABCs of virtual private servers, Part 1: Why go virtual?

If you’re tired of the hassle of maintaining your own server hardware, either locally or co-located, then a virtual private server may be for you. Ars looks at some of the main contenders, and at the advantages of going virtual. … Continue reading

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VirtualBox 4

Oracle’s VirtualBox 4 offers more changes than ever.  With rework done on drivers, the VirtualBox Manager and dozens of other changes; VirtualBox is a great tool to run other operating systems in almost any environment.  VirtulBox now offers a live … Continue reading

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CloudShare gives users hands-on experience for free

Dawn Babian is truly one of the best researchers in IT.   On Sunday, she found CloudShare while we were considering training with cloud computing.   As cloud computing grows, CloudShare Pro offers an excellent self-service cloud platform that allows users and … Continue reading

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Kaviza Adds IPhone, IPad, Android to Virtual Desktop Package – PCWorld Business Center

So what does this mean?  Corporate and business computing is changing, allowing mobile devices to become even more useful. Kaviza Adds IPhone, IPad, Android to Virtual Desktop Package – PCWorld Business Center.

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With New i7 processors and AMD Processors – Use Go Virtual

Although the free version or Paragon’s Go Virtual is for non-commercial use, this application is an excellent product.  It requires you to load VirtualPC, VMWare or Oracle’s VirtualBox on a computer.  Once loaded, all you have to do is Load … Continue reading

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Free VM Tools

Want several VM tools for your organization or to learn from? Vkernel has several tools that are free for your virtual machine.

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Run VirtualBox from a Portable Drive

If you need to take VirtualBox with you, you can use a portable drive to operate the OS of your choice.   This is an excellent way to demonstrate virtualization or to use in a programming situation where a program is … Continue reading

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Clone VirtualBox with a GUI Interface

So you have the right setup for your Virtual Operating System and you need another OS added to your Virtual Computer.  This software does that in minutes and lets you know the progress.   After completion of the clone, open VirtualBox, … Continue reading

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Export in VirtualBox

Exporting an installed operating system that has been configured in VirtualBox is easy.    After an operting system is installed and configured with programs, this is called an ‘applicance’.  Exporting the applicance shrinks the OS and its applications.    Why would you … Continue reading

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Clone a VirtualBox Operating System

Need more than one operating system in VirtualBox to test software, networking or for other reasons? Make sure VirtualBox is not running Open a command prompt (type cmd.exe at the run line or search box) Hit Enter type cd\program files\sun\virtualbox … Continue reading

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VMWare’s Virtual Appliances List

VMWare’s list of Virtual Appliances appear to be endless.  With over 1300 applicants available, VMWare’s list gives technical details and download information for these solutions.  Virtual appliances allow often turnkey solutions for businesses. So what is a virtual appliance?  Virtual … Continue reading

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VMWare Server 2 for Beginners

VMWare Server 2 is avaiable from vmware.com.  This virtual host is supports a wide range of operating systems and provides a https web interface.  The default username and password is the same as the system it is running on.  While … Continue reading

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Virtualbox 3.0 Beta Supporting Advanced Graphics

Being a VirtualBox fan, it is one of the best tools to have more than one computer on a single computer.  You can use it to test programs, software and other applications.  Link  I just checked out the Beta and … Continue reading

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Shrink VirtualBox Vdi

I wrote an article on shrinking (Optimizing Virtualbox) the vdis created in VirtualBox.  After Virtualbox’s update, it was lost.  Now the new 2.2.2 version has the VBoxManage modifyhd –compact feature restored.  See How-to Here. Anytime you are using commands, there … Continue reading

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VirtualBox Optimization

How to Optimize VirtualBox on Your Windows PC If you need to save space on you host computer, you can use the compact command to shrink and optimize the vdis you have on the machine.

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Why is Virtualization so Hot? Run Vista, Windows 7 and XP at the Same Time

Over the past several weeks, I have included Sun’s promotional movies for VirtualBox including the ‘how-tos’ throughout the blog over the past several months.  While Beta Testing software, the example below shows a dual core HP Pavilion Laptop running Windows … Continue reading

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Sun Microsystems Virtualization Videos

We have listed several videos about Sun Microsystems VirtualBox. Amazingly, virtualization is not media hype. One local industry near our school has 70+ systems that are virtualized. Save Money with Virtualization. Link Using VirtualBox to Create a Lab on your … Continue reading

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