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Virtually Gone

In an effort to keep its next generation of virtualization from slipping further, Microsoft is delaying a raft of key features.

Viridian (which, besides being a codename, is a real word for the color blue/green) will lose the ability to move a virtual machine that's running to another box. Hot swapping is also getting the cold shoulder. I bet VMware engineers are breathing real sighs of relief.

Posted by Doug Barney on May 14, 2007 at 11:52 AM


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