VMware Record and Play

VMware has just added a feature to its Workstation product that will forever change the way software companies fix bugs in their products. Called “VM Record/Replay”, developers can now replay the execution of software captured in a Virtual Machine. Having worked in Tech. Support for more than 12 years I can tell you the worst … Read more

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There’s Help for Windows Vista

Chris Pirillo says he just went back to Windows XP from Vista. For Chris, Vista just had too little support for his current USB hardware and he missed the way XP just worked. His suggestion?

VMware.

I quote-

“So, why recommend VMWare’s software over Microsoft’s own Virtual PC? That answer is exceedingly simple: VMWare is an amazingly robust virtualization tool – and it’s the only one that supports USB 2.0 device passthroughs. Virtual USB device support *ALONE* is makes it possible to run your XP-happy hardware on Windows Vista. Virtual PC is an inferior product by comparison – no arguments, my friends.”

That’s an awesome endorsement from a guy who is more Microsoft friendly than most other outspoken tech bloggers/podcasters.

I too have just had it with Vista and tossed it out. I bought a brand new laptop last weekend from my local big box electronic chain which had Vista preloaded on it. Sure looked nice and shiny in the store. Got it home and much to my dismay a lot of my software had issues with Vista, not to mention I couldn’t run my copy of VMware Workstation on it. Arrrgh!!

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VMware Player

VMware Player

Have you tried the VMWare Player? If you’re new to VMware or virtualization VMware Player is a good place to start getting your feet wet and testing how it works. VMware Player is a free download from VMware. You can’t create virtual machines with Player, but you can find all kinds of community-contributed virtual appliances … Read more

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Mac OS X VMware Fusion Demo

Have you seen the 3D graphics capabilities of the Mac OS X VMware Fusion? Overview of the 3D capabilities of VMware virtual machines, including gaming Screencast of the new beta version of the VMware Fusion, great virtualization tool for Mac Vmware fusion demo at vmworld Technorati Tags: Fusion, MAC, Vmware, VMWare Fusion [phpbay]vmware fusion, 5[/phpbay]

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Convert Physical Machines to Virtual Machines – Free!

VMWare just announced the general availability of VMware Converter 3.0 VMware Converter lets you convert physical machines to virtual machines while they are still running. This is truly incredible. The virtualization of your server farm is now a pretty simple affair, Not only that, think of the potential of cloning a physical machine and backing … Read more

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