Fresh from watching Dan Marino pitching his weight loss system during commercials on Monday Night Football is a story from the Ashlee Vance at The Register on an extremely thin version from one of the flagship VM products: VMWare ESX Server. This version is currently weighing in at a trim 32MB that is implemented via flash memory.
That’s right… I said Megabytes in flash! The previous portly version was measured in Gigabytes on the hard drive.
Ashlee’s article is here.
Diskless, virtualized HPC nodes anyone?