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

Daylight-Saving Time Extension

To all of my U.S. based vmware ESX users, don’t forget that extended daylight-saving time will begin March 2007, to comply with the Energy Policy Act of 2005. Spring forward will start three weeks earlier (March 11th, at 2:00 a.m.), and fall back will start on November 4th at 2:00 a.m VMware has produced an … Read more

Running a Windows Partition in VMware

I was just stopping by diig.com as I normally do about once a day and low and behold, the second to the top is a vmware diig. Imran Nazar was looking for a way to solve his particular problem (how to convert a dual boot system to a virtualized one), and when he didn’t find … Read more

Run Windows apps on your Linux desktop

Lifehacker has a post about how vmware server makes it easy to run Windows apps on your linux desktop. Looks like the source was SearchOpenSource.com, they have a nice tutorial complete with screen snapshots. Check it out. “We’ve covered how to run Linux on your Windows PC a few different ways, but for you patient … Read more