Application Virtualization - Infoworld http://podcasts.infoworld.com/t/2135 en Red Hat adds muscle to Docker container technology http://podcasts.infoworld.com/d/open-source-software/red-hat-adds-muscle-docker-container-technology-240581?source=rss_application_virtualization <p>Red Hat is looking to advance the Docker Linux container application for wider enterprise use.</p> <p>"Containers are all about streamlining the movement of the application to the cloud," said Paul Cormier, Red Hat president for products and technologies, during a press conference at the company's Red Hat Summit in San Francisco Tuesday.</p> Open Source Software Application Virtualization Linux Data Integration Open Source Software Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:21:07 +0000 admin 240581 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com ElasticBox wants to be Docker for devops http://podcasts.infoworld.com/t/application-virtualization/elasticbox-wants-be-docker-devops-239810?source=rss_application_virtualization <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/app_world.jpg" alt="ElasticBox wants to be Docker for devops" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: bluebearry</p> Applications Application Development Cloud Computing Virtualization Application Virtualization Cloud Computing Thu, 03 Apr 2014 18:14:36 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 239810 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Docker's red-hot application portability solution http://podcasts.infoworld.com/t/application-virtualization/dockers-red-hot-application-portability-solution-238918?source=rss_application_virtualization <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/open_sign_hp.jpg" alt="Docker's red-hot application portability solution" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Open source keeps shortening the path between innovation and adoption: Think Hadoop and big data, OpenStack and cloud, or MongoDB and NoSQL.</p> Cloud Computing Open Source Software Virtualization Application Virtualization Linux Cloud Computing Mon, 24 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Eric Knorr 238918 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Deis doubles down on Docker, for app deployment and its own delivery http://podcasts.infoworld.com/t/application-virtualization/deis-doubles-down-docker-app-deployment-and-its-own-delivery-238246?source=rss_application_virtualization <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Open_Source_hp.jpg" alt="Deis doubles down on Docker, for app deployment and its own delivery" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>In the space of barely a year, Docker's gone from a novelty to a near-cornerstone of the Linux application world. Applications Open Source Software Application Virtualization Open Source Software Wed, 12 Mar 2014 17:10:24 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 238246 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Red Hat fast-tracks Docker apps for Enterprise Linux http://podcasts.infoworld.com/t/application-virtualization/red-hat-fast-tracks-docker-apps-enterprise-linux-238122?source=rss_application_virtualization <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/44NNtechwatch_hp.jpg" alt="Red Hat fast-tracks Docker apps for Enterprise Linux" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Red Hat's application certification program is nominally about ensuring that third-party applications and app platforms run reliably on Red Hat Enterprise Linux.</p> Cloud Computing Virtualization Application Virtualization PaaS Open Source Software Tue, 11 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 238122 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Google and VMware advance plans for the death of the desktop http://podcasts.infoworld.com/t/chrome-os/google-and-vmware-advance-plans-the-death-of-the-desktop-236258?source=rss_application_virtualization <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/SustainIT-hp.jpg" alt="Google and EMC VMware advance plans for the death of the desktop" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>No question about it, the PC is taking a backseat to mobile tech in both the consumer and business worlds. But some companies can't part completely with Windows because of issues like legacy apps or existing workflows.</p> Mobile Technology Virtualization EMC VMware Google Application Virtualization Chrome OS Virtual Desktop Wed, 12 Feb 2014 21:42:08 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 236258 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Docker challenges virtualization market with containers http://podcasts.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/docker-challenges-virtualization-market-containers-235897?source=rss_application_virtualization <p>The <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/119863/bossie-awards-2013-the-best-open-source-data-center-and-cloud-software-226978#slide6">open source Docker container technology</a> is taking on the server virtualization market, offering what some see as a faster alternative to running full virtual machines over hypervisors.</p> <p>For the latest release of <a href="http://www.docker.io/" target="_blank">Docker</a>, the development team behind the technology has focused on making the software ready for enterprise use.</p> Open Source Software Virtualization Application Virtualization Linux Server Virtualization Open Source Software Virtualization Thu, 06 Feb 2014 23:23:57 +0000 admin 235897 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com HP hits restart on 'converged systems,' takes aim at vBlock http://podcasts.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/hp-hits-restart-converged-systems-takes-aim-vblock-232381?source=rss_application_virtualization <p>Stop me if you've heard this one before: Hewlett-Packard released new "converged systems" on Monday that aim to get customers up and running quickly with virtualized applications and big-data analytics.</p> <p>If it sounds familiar, it should: HP released similar products earlier this year and in 2011, but it's mothballing those and starting again with new systems that it says are more tightly integrated, allowing customers to purchase and deploy them in 20 days.</p> Computer Hardware Virtualization Hewlett-Packard (HP) Application Virtualization Big Data Computer Hardware Tue, 10 Dec 2013 13:02:31 +0000 admin 232381 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Docker unleashed: App portability gets a boost http://podcasts.infoworld.com/t/application-virtualization/docker-unleashed-app-portability-gets-boost-231716?source=rss_application_virtualization <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/app_world.jpg" alt="Docker unleashed: App portability gets a boost" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: bluebearry</p> Virtualization Application Virtualization Open Source Software Wed, 27 Nov 2013 11:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 231716 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com ZeroVM virtualizes apps, not machines http://podcasts.infoworld.com/t/cloud-computing/zerovm-virtualizes-apps-not-machines-229415?source=rss_application_virtualization <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/SustainIT-hp.jpg" alt="ZeroVM virtualizes apps, not machines" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Why virtualize a whole system when you can just virtualize the apps themselves?</p> Cloud Computing Virtualization Application Virtualization Cloud Computing Wed, 23 Oct 2013 19:46:36 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 229415 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com VMware reverses decision on ThinApp licensing, readies new version http://podcasts.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/vmware-reverses-decision-thinapp-licensing-readies-new-version-228906?source=rss_application_virtualization <p>ThinApp users have scored a victory as VMware has decided to keep offering it as a separate product and said a new version will arrive soon.</p> <p>ThinApp uses virtualization to encapsulate applications and isolate them from the underlying operating system. Doing that helps eliminate version conflicts and simplify application delivery and management, according to VMware.</p> Virtualization EMC VMware Application Virtualization Virtual Desktop Software Licensing Wed, 16 Oct 2013 18:01:35 +0000 admin 228906 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Ravello helps shift software development and testing to public cloud http://podcasts.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/ravello-helps-shift-software-development-and-testing-public-cloud-227788?source=rss_application_virtualization <p>VMworld Europe is just around the corner for the individuals lucky enough to travel to Barcelona this year. It's only been a month since the world's largest virtualization trade show concluded its business in San Francisco, and after speaking with dozens of vendors on the expo floor in the Moscone Center, there is still so much to cover and discuss from that show.</p> Virtualization Amazon Web Services Application Virtualization Application Testing SaaS Startups Cloud Computing Virtualization Mon, 30 Sep 2013 15:28:42 +0000 David Marshall 227788 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Multifactor authentication available on Windows Azure http://podcasts.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/multifactor-authentication-available-windows-azure-227689?source=rss_application_virtualization <p>Microsoft has announced the general availability of multifactor authentication on its Windows Azure cloud platform.</p> <p>Besides using a user name and password, users can authenticate through an application on their mobile device, automated voice call, or a text message with a passcode, Microsoft <a href="http://blogs.msdn.com/b/windowsazure/archive/2013/09/26/announcing-general-availability-of-windows-azure-multi-factor-authentication.aspx" target="_blank">said</a> Thursday.</p> Cloud Computing Security Microsoft Application Virtualization Authentication Cloud Computing Fri, 27 Sep 2013 12:14:59 +0000 admin 227689 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Microsoft's big draw for Oracle on Azure: Simplified licensing http://podcasts.infoworld.com/t/cloud-computing/microsofts-big-draw-oracle-azure-simplified-licensing-227499?source=rss_application_virtualization <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/generic_handshake_hp.jpg" alt="Microsoft's big draw for Oracle on Azure: Simplified licensing" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Two notorious rivals -- <a href="https://blogs.oracle.com/cloud/entry/oracle_and_microsoft_join_forces" target="_blank">Oracle</a> and <a href="http://blogs.technet.com/b/microsoft_blog/archive/2013/06/24/partners-in-the-ente Cloud Computing Virtualization Microsoft Oracle Windows Server Application Virtualization Database Administration Software Licensing Cloud Computing Wed, 25 Sep 2013 12:17:27 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 227499 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com The evolution of classroom tech, from wax tablets to the iPad http://podcasts.infoworld.com/slideshow/117660/the-evolution-of-classroom-tech-wax-tablets-the-ipad-225953?source=rss_application_virtualization <!--paging_filter-->Magic lanterns, the Apple II, and online universities: These technologies changed the way we learn<div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-dek"> <div class="field-label">Dek:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Magic lanterns, the Apple II, and online universities: These technologies changed the way we learn </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-external-source"> <div class="field-label">External Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> pcworld.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-url-redirect"> <div class="field-label">Redirect Unpublished Slideshow to:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/117660 </div> </div> </div> Application Virtualization Computer Hardware Sat, 31 Aug 2013 10:00:00 +0000 admin 225953 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com VMware adds app layering to Horizon Mirage for modular desktops http://podcasts.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/vmware-adds-app-layering-horizon-mirage-modular-desktops-213874?source=rss_application_virtualization <p>VMware's Horizon Mirage 4.0 allows IT departments to be more flexible when they put together centrally managed desktop images using separated application packages.</p> <p>VMware lives and breathes desktop virtualization, but enterprises still want and need to run traditional desktops where applications execute on the PC. To address this fact, VMware last year acquired Wanova, a company whose software was used to centralize and simplify the management of physical desktop images while letting users get the native performance of a PC, it said at the time.</p> Virtualization EMC VMware Application Virtualization Systems Management Tue, 05 Mar 2013 17:31:47 +0000 admin 213874 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Citrix previews common management console in move to the cloud http://podcasts.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/citrix-previews-common-management-console-in-move-the-cloud-205138?source=rss_application_virtualization <p>Citrix Systems has started to detail the future of Windows desktops and applications in its virtual environments with tech previews of Excalibur and Merlin, the first versions of its Project Avalon.</p> <p><a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/citrix-boosts-vdi-offerings-cloud-based-mobile-centric-world-192895">Project Avalon, which Citrix announced in May</a>, aims to transform any Windows application or desktop into a service that runs on either a private or public cloud and is delivered across any network, to any device.</p> Cloud Computing Virtualization Citrix Systems Application Virtualization Virtual Desktop Private Cloud Wed, 17 Oct 2012 15:22:45 +0000 admin 205138 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com 64-bit OSes, virtualization software vulnerable to privilege escalation attacks on Intel CPUs http://podcasts.infoworld.com/d/security/64-bit-oses-virtualization-software-vulnerable-privilege-escalation-attacks-intel-cpus-195583?source=rss_application_virtualization <p>Some 64-bit operating systems and virtualization software programs are vulnerable to local privilege escalation attacks when running on Intel processors (CPUs), the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) said in a <a href="http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/649219" target="_blank">security advisory</a> on Wednesday.</p> <p>The vulnerability is identified as CVE-2012-0217 and stems from the way Intel CPUs have implemented the SYSRET instruction in their x86-64 extension, known as Intel 64.</p> Security Application Virtualization Linux Server Virtualization Microsoft Windows Unix Virtual Desktop Processors Patch Management Vulnerability Assessment Thu, 14 Jun 2012 14:50:56 +0000 admin 195583 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com Citrix boosts VDI offerings for cloud-based mobile-centric world http://podcasts.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/citrix-boosts-vdi-offerings-cloud-based-mobile-centric-world-192895?source=rss_application_virtualization <p>Citrix Systems is upgrading XenDesktop, acquiring Virtual Computer, introducing a new type of hardware-assisted thin client and initiating a cloud project in an effort to make its virtual desktop infrastructure offering more attractive.</p> <p>The company is focusing on that effort at its Synergy user conference, which opened Wednesday and runs through Friday in San Francisco.</p> Cloud Computing Mobile Technology Virtualization Citrix Systems Application Virtualization Virtual Desktop Thu, 10 May 2012 16:04:04 +0000 admin 192895 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com HP, F5 partner to speed delivery of cloud apps http://podcasts.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/hp-f5-partner-speed-delivery-of-cloud-apps-192644?source=rss_application_virtualization <p>HP this week unveiled several initiatives at <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/slideshow/46017" target="_blank">Interop 2012 in Las Vegas</a> to enhance the provisioning and performance of virtual <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/applications.html" target="_blank">applications</a> over a network, including an alliance with application delivery controller leader F5.</p> Virtualization Application Virtualization BYOD IT Management Tue, 08 May 2012 12:47:48 +0000 admin 192644 at http://podcasts.infoworld.com