Richard Garsthagen

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Bochs IA-32 Emulator Project

Bochs is a highly portable open source IA-32 (x86) PC emulator written in C++, that runs on most popular platforms. It includes emulation of the Intel x86 CPU, common I/O devices, and a custom BIOS. Currently, Bochs can be compiled to emulate a 386, 486, Pentium, Pentium Pro or AMD64 CPU, including optional MMX, SSE, SSE2 and 3DNow! instructions.

Bochs is capable of running most Operating Systems inside the emulation including Linux, Windows® 95, DOS, and Windows® NT 4.

Bochs IA-32 Emulator Project Website

Paralells twoOStwo

Virtual machine for Windows NT/2000/XP is designed to enable running multiple operating systems and its applications simultaneously with the primary Windows NT/2000/XP operating system on a single PC.

Currently there is support for the following guest operating systems: OS/2 v3, OS/2 v4, OS/2 v4.5, DOS, Windows 3.11, Windows 95, Windows NT/2000/XP, Linux (kernels 2.2 and 2.4), FreeBSD.

Paralell Virtual Machine Website

Microsoft Virtual Server 2005

Virtual Server 2005 is the cost-effective virtual machine solution designed for Windows Server 2003 to increase operational efficiency in software testing and development, server consolidation scenarios, and application re-hosting.

Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 Website

Microsoft Virtual PC 2004

Virtual PC is a powerful software virtualization solution that allows you to run multiple PC-based operating systems simultaneously on one workstation, providing a safety net to maintain compatibility with legacy applications while you migrate to a new operating system. It also saves reconfiguration time, so your support, development, and training staff can work more efficiently. Microsoft released Microsoft Virtual PC 2004 on December 2, 2003.

Microsoft Virtual PC Website

VMware ACE

VMware ACE is an enterprise solution for IT desktop managers who want to provision secure, standardized PC environments throughout the extended enterprise. VMware ACE installs easily and improves the manageability, security and cost-effectiveness of any industry standard PC. VMware ACE enables IT desktop managers to apply enterprise IT policies to a virtual machine containing an operating system, enterprise applications, and data to create an isolated PC environment known as an “assured computing environment”. Through Virtual Rights Management technology, VMware ACE enables IT desktop managers to control assured computing environment expiration, secure enterprise information on PCs, and ensure compliance with IT policies.

VMware ACE Website

VMware ESX Server

VMware ESX Server is virtual infrastructure software for partitioning, consolidating and managing systems in mission-critical environments. ESX Server and VMware Virtual Infrastructure Nodes provide a highly scalable virtual machine platform with advanced resource management capabilities, which can be managed by VMware VirtualCenter.

VMware ESX Server Website

VMware GSX Server

VMware GSX Server is enterprise-class virtual infrastructure software for x86-based servers. It is ideal for server consolidation, disaster recovery and streamlining software development processes. Support for all x86-based platforms makes VMware GSX Server the most flexible server virtualization product available, and tight integration with VMware VirtualCenter delivers unrivalled manageability and scalability.

VMware GSX Server Website

HP Insight Manager Agent for VMware ESX Server

HP has released a new version of their Insight Manager Agent especially designed for the service console of an ESX Server.

The main new things are:

  • VMFS disk usage is now reported.
  • System Management Homepage. The System Management homepage is now a separate package. System Management homepage uses system accounts for authentication.
  • New command line syntax for installation.
  • Download the HP Insight Management agent here