"So Red Hat had already released their new and shiny Red Hat
Enterprise Virtualization or RHEV in short, a few hours ago. This
release, is one of the key milestone for RHEV after being
officially announced in February 2009. So what this really
"Virtualization is not something new, in fact its already nearly
50 years since IBM put their Virtualization solutions in their
mainframe (and still is doing so on their System Z). But lately the
surge of Virtualization hits new heights the last couple of years
in the x86 market due to one factor, VMware.
"Shortly after releasing their VMware workstation to the market
in 1999 for the workstation and desktop market, VMware realized in
order to be a big hit, it needs to play in the datacenter. So they
start to focus their efforts to ensure their solution works
reliably on the greatest of workloads and datacenters."