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Release: oVirt 3.1

Written by virtualization.info Staff.

Release: oVirt 3.1
On August 8th oVirt announced release 3.1, this is the second official release of this free platform.

The oVirt project provides a fully featured management platform for virtual machines hosted on any supported backend, it is an open virtualization project for Linux-based KVM virtualization.

The release, now available to download, includes various...

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Fedora 18 introduces online disk snapshots

Written by virtualization.info Staff.

Fedora 18 introduces online disk snapshots

Today Linux-KVM published a post that shows the basics of a new feature coming with Fedora 18, the ability to take online snapshots of virtual disks with no downtime.

Fedora 18 introduces online disk snapshots

An online snapshotting feature, already available in libvirt with command line-only support, represents a fundamental element in a production environment and will help KVM to shorten...

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Release: Microsoft Virtual Machine Servicing Tool 2012

Written by Kenneth van Surksum.

Release: Microsoft Virtual Machine Servicing Tool 2012

Microsoft has released a new version of its Virtual Machine Servicing Tool (VSMT) solution accelerator. This tool is the next version of the VSMT 3.0 which was released in September 2010.

The VMST is a patch management solution which can be used to update stopped or saved state VM’s on a Hyper-V or Hyper-V R2 host. And also VM Templates, offline V...