Gmail morphs into Gfail
In a case of you get what you pay for, Gmail experienced a major outage early Tuesday -- although Google claimed it affected only a small subset of Gmail users. User angst is helpfully logged on the Google login help site. The Gmail site admitted to a "temporary error" but TechCrunch and other sites aren't buying it. Twitter was also aflutter with Gfail tweets.
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VMworld Europe wish list
VMware users would love the company to put some meat around the bones of its Virtual Datacenter Operating System vision and follow up with a problem-free release, according to SearchServerVirtualization.com. They may get some info at VMworld Europe 2009 this week. Other wish-list items: Better backup and capacity planning.
Expert: Oracle lags other vendors in VM-friendly licensing
Microsoft, IBM and CA have made their software licensing policies more virtualization-friendly in the past year. Oracle, on the other hand, has been less accommodating, Burton Group virtualization expert Chris Wolf told SearchServerVirtualization.com.
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