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But Ashlee Vance is a man; he mentioned his wife (an author) in one of his earlier articles, and linked to her book at Amazon.com. Unless you are proposing that a woman could be married to a woman! Imagine that!
After his wife was whacked as CEO by EMC padrino Joe Tucci, VMware co-founder Mendel Rosenblum has decided to retreat to the altogether cosier world of academia. Rosenblum announced his resignation and return to Stanford University in an company-wide email on Monday night, The New York Times reports. Rosenblum is married to …
With all the other x86 virtualisation solutions maturing to the point that they are potentially competing with VMware's offerings, it's good to see him return to academia to rethink the approach for virtualisation that is being taken today.
Processors containing binary translation instructions are already available or being taped out soon, so the need for virtualisation instructions will fade away and a thorough revision of the whole concept is in order.
I hope he will go back to work on SimOS or a new project from scratch as a potential solution for MIPS or VLIW based virtualisation that is becoming relevant again with the future release of the Loongson 3 processor. He's made his millions, but now it's time for computer science again.