The final frontier is about to become the ultimate mini-break, as Virgin Galactic's VMS Enterprise has completed its first manned flight.
The software giant is making generally available its Linux and Windows Server virtual machines, plus its Azure Virtual Network, both of which are key to making Azure competitive with Amazon Web Services.
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Microsoft is cutting prices for a number of its Azure services to meet -- and in some cases, beat -- Amazon's latest reductions.
Google gets more serious about taking on the likes of Amazon Web Services, slashing on-demand rates by as much as 85 percent.
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The two popular commercial virtual-machine programs for OS X are now available in new versions that bring significant enhancements.
Parallels and VMware may have the more popular virtualization solutions, but Oracle's free VirtualBox solution may be a useful alternative for those who need to run other operating systems on their Macs.
"Memory manager in the network" improves performance, bandwidth efficiency for Web apps and makes it possible to stream virtual machines.
Microsoft is believed to be building a Windows Azure-hosted desktop virtualization service that could be available on a pay-per-use basis.