AMD, in more ways than one, has so far idled out in the mobile game, unlike its closest rival Intel. But the company recently made some moves to chart out its own unique strategy in this evolving market. And one of the deals it penned was with BlueStacks, maker of the popular Android virtualization software for...

ITproportal has put together a quick brief guide for enabling Hyper-V in Windows 8. This will show you how to enable Hyper-V virtualization in the Windows 8 Developer Preview. This tweak is not on by default in the Windows 8 Developer Preview so this should be helpful for you if you’re interested in checking out...

Another video from Microsoft. This one deals with the tradeoffs and technologies that must be considered when building servers, networks and storage for cloud scale data centers. Some of the tradeoffs will include performance, reliability, security, flexible virtual machine deployment, storage architecture selection...

On eo the great pluses about Windows Server 8 is virtualization. The big feature in Windows Server 8 is Hyper-V or Hyper Virtualization. New features in Windows Server 8 expand Hyper-V for performance, reliability, scale and security. In this BUILD session, server and solution developers learn how to enhance their...

In a new post on the Microsoft Windows 8 development blog, Microsoft just confirmed that Hyper-V will in fact be included in Windows 8. A quote: In building Windows 8 we worked to enable Hyper-V, the machine virtualization technology that has been part of the last 2 releases of Windows Server, to function on the...

Some interesting new tools for the Enterprise have started to emerge. Start-up Nutanix has launched its first product, a slim, virtualized server that is clustered together with solid state and hard drive storage that can be managed under a single GUI. Their overview states: Founded in 2009, Nutanix is the first...

There have been lots of new stories and article about Hyper-V and virtualization coming to Windows 8 and it suddenly occured to me that not everyone may be familiar with these advanced concepts. Let’s step back a bit and talk about virtualization. Wikipedia is the source for most of this info. Virtualization, simply...

WindowsNow.com blogger Robert McLaws has discovered Hyper-V 3.0 is incuded in the Windows 8 client code. “Apparently it’s (Hyper-V 3.0’s) been in there for quite a while, but between the focus on Consumer features, and the lack of X64 builds leaking out, it’s the first time we’ve seen it,” McLaws blogged. Hyper-V 3...

PCPro the UK website just put out a fantastic list of their suggestions for improvements that Microsoft could make for Windows 8. Here are some of the ones I agree with: Windows 7 Professional and Ultimate support a virtual Windows XP environment, in the form of the imaginatively named XP Mode. But there’s definitely...

So more information has come out regarding Windows 8. There are three main points of interest that came from Mary Jo Foleys update today.. Based on new speculation: Ourghanlian described the utopian Windows 8 situation: One where users would install a master of Windows on their PCs, plus possibly an antivirus program,...