Microsoft changes SQL Server virtualization planWith the upcoming SQL Server 2008 R2 release, Microsoft has redrawn its database virtualization licensing game
Virtualization war: KVM makes headway vs. XenXen's status of fan favorite among Linux-oriented hosting providers is in danger as more of these cost-conscious players are ditching Xen for KVM virtualization. Over the past few months, hosting players ranging from IBM, NTT Communications, Tilaa and The Planet have all said that they will offer services based on KVM virtualization rather than Xen. Red Hat Inc. has already rejected Xen in favor of KVM. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 replaced Xen with KVM. CA bolsters ARCserve with disk backup app
CA's ARCserve data protection suit now features disk backup with bare metal restore. The company also optimized its backup, replication and high availability (HA) applications in ARCserve Backup version 15.The new ARCserve D2D application works with or without ARCserve Backup 15. Unlike ARCserve Backup, D2D doesn't support data deduplication.
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