VMWare demos mobile virtual machine for N800

Disruptive Technology, iPhone, N800, n810, VMware
VMware demoed a Nokia N800 featuring its mobile hypervisor at its VMworld Europe conference, showing Windows CE and Google's Android running at the same time.In a keynote at VMworld Europe, chief technology officer (CTO) Stephen Herrod unveiled the firm’s mobile virutalisation platform, explaining that phones featuring hypervisors - the technology that allows virtualisation - will have two main functions.The first enables users to back up their system and data on a virtual machine, so if they get a new phone they can easily transfer contacts and other information regardless of the operating system. “What data is on a device will outlive the device,” he said.This will also make developing mobile applications much easier, as developers can embed it on a virtual machine with a thin operating system of its own,…
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JumpBox: Super simple way of getting web services deployed.

Linux, Opensource, OSX, Parallels Desktop, Virtual Hosts, VMware, Windows
If you read our "Open Source Lovin' for your Server" earlier this year and thought "that's too much trouble", here is an even easier way to sample preconfigured Open Source Application Servers at your own leasure. Be it for developement, fun, backup or even production, you can not beat JumpBox at simplicity. What they've done is basically created a virtual machine running linux with all the preconfigurations done for you. What this means is that I can -- just by downloading a ~160MB file -- run a full blown, preconfigured Wordpress site in 2-3 minutes -- of which 1-2 minutes are used up by parallels to boot the JumpBox virtual machine. You can even jump over to their blog and check out how you can setup your JumpBox to run…
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