Category Archives: Virtualization

Security update for VMware Workstation Pro/Player etc.

[German]VMware has released security updates for its virtualization products VMware Workstation Pro, VMware Player, VMware ESXi and VMware Fusion.

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Windows 7 on Microsoft Azure as Windows Virtual Desktop

Support for Windows 7 SP1 will expire in January 2017. However, Microsoft offers enterprise customers the option of continuing to use Windows 7 via Windows Virtual Desktop on Microsoft Azure.

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Docker Enterprise 2.1: w/ Windows Server 2003/2008 App-Migration

With the release of Docker Enterprise 2.1, the developers of Docker container technology plan to introduce a program for migrating Windows Server applications.

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VirtualBox 5.2.22 released

[German]Oracle has released an update for the virtualization solution Virtualbox on November 9, 2018. This updates VirtualBox to version 5.2.22. But it’s unclear, whether a 0-day vulnerability in previous builds has been fixed.

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VirtualBox: Exploit for 0-day vulnerability

Bad news messages for users of the Oracle virtualization solution Virtualbox up to version 5.2.20. There is a 0-day vulnerability in the E1000 network component. Unfortunately, an exploit for this vulnerability has also become public. So if you use Virtualbox, … Continue reading

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VirtualBox 5.2.20 released

The developers have released on October 16, 2018 an update for Virtualbox, the virtualization solution from Oracle. This update upgrades VirtualBox to version 5.2.20.

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Office in Virtual Desktop Environments

At Ignite 2018 Microsoft announced the ‘Windows Virtual Desktop’: virtual machines with Windows and Office running on Microsoft Azure. How Microsoft imagines Office in Virtual Desktop environments has been demonstrated in a session at the Ignite.

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Windows 10 Enterprise V1809 evaluation versions

[German]Microsoft has released evaluation versions of Windows 10 Enterprise V1809 and Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC 2019 last week, during Ignite 2018 conference.

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Tip: Delete Hyper-V VMs with a GUI tool

If you use Hyper-V on Windows, you can add, run, or remove guest operating systems from the Hypere-V administrative Console. More convenient would be a tool with GUI to delete VMs.

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Sysinternals Tools for Windows VM Performance Analysis

Server administrators needs to fine-tuning virtualized workloads and diagnosing performance issues during virtualization. This can be done using certain Windows tools.

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