P2V Tool for Red Hat KVM Virtualization Introduced

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Virt-P2V is a tool that converts physical machines to virtual machines under KVM. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3 beta debuts virtualization tool "Red Hat has opened the beta for its Enterprise Linux (RHEL) distribution. Version 6.3 includes several updates and introduces a virtualization tool, Virt-P2V. The company said Virt-P2V streamlines the 'conversion of physical Windows or Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems into virtual images to be deployed as KVM guests inside Red Hat Enterprise Linux or Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization.' RHEL 6.3 also increases virtual CPU number from 64 to 160 and increases the memory limit for KVM guests from 512 GB to 2 TB. The beta introduces a new developer tool, OpenJDK7, and updates to file system support, storage options, security and hardware compatibility."
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Amazon CloudSearch Announced

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Amazon announced today that it has a new Cloud based service: Amazon CloudSearch. A fully managed and highly scalable search service that businesses can easily integrate into websites and applications to deliver a fast search experience. SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 12, 2012-- Amazon Web Services LLC (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), today introduced Amazon CloudSearch, a new service that allows customers to easily integrate a fast, fully managed and highly scalable search functionality into their applications. Developers simply create a search domain, upload the data they want searchable, and Amazon CloudSearch automatically provisions the technology resources required and deploys the highly tuned search indexes needed - as simple as that, the search functionality is up and running. Amazon CloudSearch seamlessly scales as the amount of searchable data increases or as the query…
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Cameyo – Application Virtulization FOR FREE!

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Cross-posted from Dr. Bill.TV - I didn't have a GSotW last week, but this week's makes up for it BIG TIME! This is the best, most amazing, FREE software I have EVER seen... and as you know... I look at a LOT of software! Seriously, this is super high quality software to virtualize your applications... it is cleaner, better and more amazing than commercial software big enterprise companies pay HUGE bucks for! I was able to virtualize a software package that I could not get to virtualize using a major commercial package... you simply MUST try this! Build a simple, unpatched, Windows XP image in your favorite hypervisor, then run Cameyo, then install your software package, click the "End Install" option in Cameyo, and you will have one simple executable…
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VirtZine #22 – Video – “Dell Makes a Wyse Move!”

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VMware vSphere 5.0, Update 1 released! Pano Logic terminals, more jobs created by Cloud Computing than the Internet! Dell Computer buys Wyse! (Click on the buttons below to Stream the Netcast in your "format of choice")  Download M4V  Download WebM  Download MP3 ("Right-Click" on the "Download" link under the format buttonand choose "Save link as..." to save the file locally on your PC) Subscribe to Our Video (M4V) RSS Feed Subscribe to Our Audio (MP3) RSS Feed http://www.virtzine.com/category/netcast/feed/ http://www.virtzine.com/category/audio/feed/ Also available on YouTube: http://youtu.be/7uFEkdcE5lc
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VirtZine #22 – Audio – “Dell Makes a Wyse Move!”

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VMware vSphere 5.0, Update 1 released! Pano Logic terminals, more jobs created by Cloud Computing than the Internet! Dell Computer buys Wyse! (Click on the buttons below to Stream the Netcast in your "format of choice")  Download M4V  Download WebM  Download MP3 ("Right-Click" on the "Download" link under the format buttonand choose "Save link as..." to save the file locally on your PC) Subscribe to Our Video (M4V) RSS Feed Subscribe to Our Audio (MP3) RSS Feed http://www.virtzine.com/category/netcast/feed/ http://www.virtzine.com/category/audio/feed/ Also available on YouTube: http://youtu.be/7uFEkdcE5lc
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Dell Buys Wyse!

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Due to an interest in developing a presence in VDI. Sounds like a good move for Dell! Dell buys Wyse, plays 'cloud client' game Summary: Dell expands into thin clients and virtualization software with the acquisition of Wyse. Dell said it will acquire Wyse Technology in a move that gives the company more virtualization heft and an entry in thin computing. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, but Dell expects Wyse to add to its fiscal 2013 earnings. According to Dell, Wyse will complement its enterprise portfolio and give it a 'cloud client' addition to its product lineup. Dell has been on an acquisition tear of late as it gobbles up software vendors to extend its reach. Wyse made its name making thin clients, but has expanded into desktop virtualization…
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