VMware researcher Oded Horovitz got an earful when he told a group of security buffs his company’s virtualization software was theoretically impenetrable. Speaking at the CanSecWest conference in Vancouver, his hour-long presentation, titled Virtually Secure, included a slide titled “VM Escape” that carried the following bullet point:
“Though impossible by design, the hypervisor can still have implementation vulnerabilities.”
It was more than some attendees could bear.
To learn more and to read the entire article please refer to the rest of the article at its source: How safe is VMware’s hypervisor?
The VMware Certified Design Engineer certification will be available later this year. The certification involved taking several courses and exams, including:
Install and Configure
Design course (currently under development)
VCP on VI3
Enterprise Exam (currently in private beta)
Design Exam (currently under development)
Once all of this has been completed the candidate must present a defensible design to a panel of VMware Solution Architects for consideration. As you may guess, this is a certification specifically targeted for VMware partners that will be assisting VMware in design and deployment and is only intended for a relatively small audience. That being said, the Enterprise Exam, which has a number of live lab style questions, should be available to the public in the next few months and may become part of a mid-line certification between VCP on VI3 and VCDX. That is also under consideration.
Compare the user experience of XenDesktop to VMWare VDI over several different WAN links and latencies. The wan is simulated with Shunra VE Desktop.
Citrix does well !
I have argued and spoken to many people on this subject and the following website just adds to my Pro virtualisation of Citrix, especially when using VMWare and all its memory sharing technologies.