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    Yankee Group Virtualization Webinar

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    Sounds like a cool event with lots of information for enterprises. Webinar Time 10:00 - 11:00 EDT Led By by Laura DiDio Topic Description The Yankee Group 2006 Global Server Virtualization Survey revealed that 3 out of 4 businesses or 76% of companies...
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    OVF - Another Acronym to remember

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    At least in the virtualization world. Today almost all virtualization providers use their proprietary format to store virtual machine data on hard disks. OVF or Open Virtual Machine Format is an attempt for major players in the virtualization space to...
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    Citrix adopts Microsoft VHD Format

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    As reported in CBR Online, Citrix uses the Microsoft VHD format for its Xen based virtual hard disks. Standardization and open formats are important to drive broad adoption of virtualization technologies. MS PressPass link: http://www.microsoft.com/presspass...
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    Free Pascal for 64-bit Windows

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    Developers, you love programming in Pascal and you love 64-bit Windows. Here's a free cross-platform compiler for you: Free Pascal 2.2 . Slashdot reported the news on Monday. Shame on me, the first time I hear about Free Pascal aka. FPK Pascal. Have you...
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    SCVMM

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    SCVMM stands for System Center Virtual Machine Manager. The essential tool for managing your virtual environments. Is is officially available broadly starting October 2007. In his blog post Chris Stirrat talks about the details. My personal favorite is...
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    Series of Webcasts and chats on Windows Server Virtualization

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    TechNet Webcast: Virtualization and Windows Server 2008 Wednesday, September 26, 2007, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Pacific Time The new Windows Server Virtualization infrastructure will be a core feature in Windows Server 2008. This session will provide you an...
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    VHD Test Drive - Storing large images in the cloud

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    "Now that I have my image ready, how can I make the 6 GB of files available to my clientele?" "Does Microsoft store my images?" Especially our smaller partners in the VHD Test Drive program have been asking these questions a lot. For many reasons Microsoft...
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    Jeff's back

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    He has returned to Microsoft from sabbatical ... finding his office occupied by Channel 9 personnel. See for yourself: Virtually Yours
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    VHD Test Drive - Two new images

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    Just a quick note on new images. Over Labor Day weekend we have uploaded 2 new images: Windows 2003 + Exchange 2007 SP1 Beta 2 Windows 2003 + BizTalk 2006 Virtually Yours
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