VMware is expanding beyond its core server virtualization business, and that expansion is causing contention with VMware and its ISV partners,
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4, now available, offers the option of Xen or KVM hypervisors as part of its install process. At the Red Hat Summit in Chicago this week, Red Hat Inc. said it also added new application programming interfaces for advanced virtualization management services like dynamic provisioning and live migration to the mix. They are in beta and will be available later this year.
Informatica buys Agent Logic
Data integration power Informatica bought Agent Logic, a company that specializes in complex event processing (CEP), this week. CEP technology detects and analyzes event-based data in real time to enable quick action.Terms were not disclosed. Informatica Corp. is likely to use its own real-time data integration to feed into CEP software, according to SearchDataManagement.com.
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