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The Register: Xen Grows Up with SMP Server Slicer

Jun 17, 2005, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The story is pretty familiar. Software start-up begins selling product for running numerous operating systems on a single server. Big server vendors back the product. Large companies pick up product for use in their data centers.

"That's the simplistic version of how VMware--now a subsidiary of EMC--came into being. It's also the story developing for the open source Xen package and the start-up behind it XenSource. In August, XenSource plans to release Version 3.0 of its partitioning software and, in so doing, put a lot more pressure on its established rival..."

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