Virtual HA targets lower-end networking equipment

VirtualLogix announced a high-availability (HA) option for its Linux-friendly, real-time, embedded virtualization technology for carrier infrastructure. The “vHA” version of VLX for Network Infrastructure (VLX-NI) provides fault recovery and system management services across virtual and physical domains, and aims to extend HA into lower-end commodity device markets.

Sun launches OpenSolaris "2008.05" under CDDL

Sun Microsystems officially launched OpenSolaris (OS) today. Available pre-built as a combo live/install CD, the initial binary distribution download of the OS features a GNOME user interface, highly fault tolerant ZFS root filesystem, IPS package managment, and “DTrace” tuning tools.