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The future of server virtualization

by Michael Warrilow  |  January 10, 2018

x86-based server virtualisation has changed. It has rapidly evolved and is now a mature market. So, analysis of the market needs to change too. The future can be scary (image...

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Some Perspective on the Explosion of VMs in the Cloud

by Thomas Bittman  |  March 5, 2015

Virtualization was dominated by on-premises enterprise virtualization, and on-premises private clouds were the primary sourcing model for VMs offered as a service - for a few years. Certainly not true...

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Can you make your containers contain?

by Joerg Fritsch  |  January 8, 2015

Security properties of containers are a largely unexplored field and there is a lot of controversial discussion about whether containers do contain or not. --At times it seems that the...

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New research on Leveraging the DevOps Toolchain to Automate andSecure "Stuff"

by Joerg Fritsch  |  September 15, 2014

A while ago I blogged about DevOps and how clients that run their data center on commercial off the shelf software should think about DevOps. As to date nothing truly...

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About commingling Virtual Machines

by Joerg Fritsch  |  February 3, 2014

An inquiry that pops up every now and then is whether a computing node with a hyper-visor installed should be considered good enough to segregate virtual machines with different security...

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Quality and Automation, Partners in Enabling DevOps

by Tom Murphy  |  November 6, 2013

Recently we have seen a spate of highly visible application roll out failures.  Because of the exposure it seems like these may be "isolated" incidents but I feel they are...

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VMworld 2013: Will VMware Regain its Voice?

by Chris Wolf  |  August 19, 2013

Think of one of your favorite bands. Odds are that when they first hit the scene they were brash, unapologetic, and reached stardom at an unthinkable pace. Then what happened?...

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Privately contemplating private cloud

by Michael Warrilow  |  July 12, 2013

As much of the Northern Hemisphere enjoys summer, I sit here (quite jealous in a cold Sydney office!) contemplating the future or virtualization and private cloud. To assist me in...

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Virtualisation: the easy part of private cloud?

by Michael Warrilow  |  April 23, 2013

I greatly enjoyed ... okay, in a professional capacity ... the research note by my colleague Tom Bittman titled Five Things That Private Cloud Is Not (access to Gartner required). Without wanting to...

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