In Las Vegas, virtualization software maker says hypervisor update enables users to change RAM allocated to virtual machines sans reboot, configure them with up to eight virtual CPUs.
The original version of this story misidentified one of partners using VMware ESX Server 3i.
The hacks are apparently just the beginning of document dumps and defacements for its day of protest, the 5th of November, aka Guy Fawkes Day.
VMware has a new set of problems with Red Hat claiming its virtualization technology dramatically outperforms VMware's.
The virtualization company needs to give some answers to its critics who allege that it is in knowing violation of the GPL.
VMware is kicking the tires on an open-source hypervisor while its attention is mostly consumed with defining the next generation of virtualization.
That embedded hypervisors for server virtualization have been slow to take off doesn't necessarily mean that the basic concept is flawed.
Customers who turned off virtual machines running VMware ESX 3.5 Update 2 were unable to turn them back on due to a licensing flaw. But the company has posted a patch.
A new partnership aims to help software companies develop Suse Linux Enterprise-based virtual appliances that are tailored to VMware's ESX platform.
Taken together, the moves mark a shift away from having to rely on Microsoft Windows to host the software used to manage servers with VMware installed.