Marathon Technologies, the clustering spinout founded by some ex-DECers back in 1993, continues to tweak its everRun line of high-availability and fault-tolerant clustering products for x64 physical and virtual servers. And with the new everRun MX release, the fault tolerance for XenServer-based virtual machines can now span …
"At the moment, everRun MX is certified to support only Windows guests inside of the virtual machine partitions."
Windows and virtual machines are just not a good fit. Why do these companies insist on cramming full bloat gui based operating systems with prohibitive licencing requirements into a virtual environment?
If I have to choose between a minimal "jeos" linux install without licence fees and a full windows OS with massive memory, CPU and disk requirements all tied up with server licences and bucket loads of CALs required then I know what I will be choosing.
What a vile abbreviation.
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