Tech Short Q&A: What is a Hypervisor?

It’s interesting that this classification isn’t new. In fact it was classified by Gerald J. Popek back in 1974 in the article “Formal Requirements for Virtualizable Third Generation Architectures” So to answer the question: A hypervisor is a hardware virtualization technique which allows multiple guest operating systems to run on a single host system hardware […]


Windows 8 & Sun VirtualBox

While I wait for Windows 8 I look for ways to run this in a virtual machine on my workstations. I have been successful in running Windows 8 on ESXi  and VMware Workstation 8 I had no luck with using the free product VMware Player 4.X.    VMware Player was updated and now supports the […]