VMWorld's third day came complete with discussions of the pros and cons of VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure), Virtual Appliances, and the biggest party I've ever seen at the Las Vegas Speedway. VDI is this year's hot topic at VMWorld but I suspect that it's embers will die before VMWorld 2009. No matter how you slice it, VDI is still a [I]heavy[/I] technology using bloated, full-blown operating systems, network bandwidth hungry protocols, and performance that is lackluster. VDI is just a way to sell more server hardware and to lock in companies to Windows operating systems. If you opt for VDI, …

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Next week, September 15-18, brings us the biggest Virtualization event in North America and your Linux guy will be there with bells on. I'll be there in my new freelance reporter capacity as [URL="http://www.linux-mag.com"]Linux Magazine's[/URL] Virtualization Columnist/Editor. You can expect blog posts and possibly some breaking news from the conference as I receive it. I'm anticipating at least one major announcement from this conference concerning company mergers, partnerships, or buyouts. You may remember my prediction from [URL="http://www.daniweb.com/blogs/entry3012.html"]August 22nd[/URL] where I said something may be afoot with Microsoft and Novell. I'm not saying it's going to happen but if it does, …

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The End.