* Posts by Robert Reuben

1 publicly visible post • joined 26 Sep 2008

VMware renders multitasking OSes redundant

Robert Reuben

"as reliable as a mainframe" !

And let's not let this little gem go by uncommented "VMware is now, according to one survey, as reliable as a mainframe"

Which survey was that ? Ask 3 VMware engineers if there code has being running for the last 10 minutes? Seriously, I'm not putting VMware down, but marketing folks throwing around these meaningless asides, which some folks will pick up and use, is just annoying, dangerous and laughable. Did I miss the announcement of x86 server hardware with all the reliability features of a mainframe ? How many x86 apps run for years without a reboot/re-IPL? Come on.