ESX And RHEL-OSP (Just Say No!!)

Hi folks,

It’s been a really long time since I’ve posted. So long in fact that I started wondering if I was ever going to get back to it. But here we are and I’m happy say that I just renewed the site and domain name. Better yet, I’m back in a position where I can actually post things. So why am I railing against ESX in my first post back? Is it because I’m anti-VMware or because I’m a Red Hat “fanboy”?  Continue reading “ESX And RHEL-OSP (Just Say No!!)”

Vmware Dependency on Linux

Disclaimer – This is actually a re-post of a colleague’s Google+ post. I did not author this, nor am I claiming credit for this. Andrew Cathrow originally posted this on April 8. I just thought enough of it to repost it here. Additionally, while my preference/bias is clearly slanted towards KVM, VMware does have a solid product. They’re just not up front about their dependencies…

VMware has a lot of rather deceptive marketing around KVM and Linux.  They have gone to great pains to hide their complete reliance on open source and Linux in particular.  You may be saying to yourself “that was in the past but today with ESXi there is no more Linux because they removed the service console”.

You’d be wrong, actually you’d be really, really wrong. Continue reading “Vmware Dependency on Linux”