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19 September, 2011

From ComputerWorld: "Microsoft cracks live migration problem"

An article about long distance migration with Microsoft Hyper-V version 3 hypervisor...

With the next release of Windows Server operating system, Microsoft has conquered one of the thorniest problems in virtualisation: moving an operational virtual machine (VM) across a wide area network (WAN).

Microsoft unveiled this new feature at the recent Microsoft BUILD conference in Anaheim, California. It will be available in Microsoft's Hyper-V version 3 hypervisor, included in Microsoft's next server operating system, Windows Server 8.
The technology "marks a point where Microsoft will ship the first real formidable challenger to VMware vSphere," Wolf said.[...]
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