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"Hewlett-Packard, thanks to the acquisition of Compaq inherited what has become a pretty sophisticated set of system management tools, called Insight, that it has enhanced significantly over the years and expanded out from the ProLiant x86 and now x64 server line to HP's Itanium-based Integrity servers", says Timothy Prickett Morgan in an article published in TheRegister.co.uk.
The author says that today HP is putting some tweaks into the Insight tools in the arms race between server makers to make managing their systems easier and to also allow them to manage more than just uptime. To read more "HP gooses virtualization for servers" read the original article.
The best news come when most people think that there's nothing new. The VPS Host Dir's editor's team wants to wish you Merry Christmas and to target your attention to a few very interesting articles about virtualization. On of them is a quiz.
"Server virtualization quiz: How much do you know?", this is the name of the quiz, published by Computerworld.
The first question of the quiz is "On a particular server, within each virtual machine:
- You can run any version of Windows without regard of the version, running on the virtual machines
- The versions of Windows must be no more than one release level apart
- The versions of Windows must be exactly the same"
To choose the correct answer, to see other questions and to lear more about virtualization, visit Computerworld's virtualization quiz
December is a good time to go shopping for website related services and products. Most providers launch promotional campaigns or announce significant discounts and instant rebate offerings. Here they are in VPS Hosting:
1. 1&1 said it upgraded Virtual Private Server offerings. The web host that claims to be "the world's largest web host by known servers", has fourfolded RAM quotas for Windows VPS and added twise more RAM to Linux VPS. 1&1’s Windows VPS packages now come with 512 MB RAM. Linux VPS now have 256 MB of RAM with up to 4 GB of "burstable" RAM.
2. Host Color, a quality provider of Virtuozzo VPS Hosting has announced its annual Christmas specials. The web host offers 25% instant rebate on VPS Hosting. The company's VPS Power virtual private server that features 1 024 MB RAM, 50 GB disc space and 350 GB data transfer per month now cost only $52.46/month for the first 3 months of service. Standard monthly fee of $69.95 applies after.
3. Crucial Paradigm now offers 75% off the price of the first VPS hosting service month with coupon "VPS75OFFFIRST". The company offers Xen powered virtual servers.