IBM Cloud VMware
VMWARE on the CLOUD!
VMWARE does a great job on hardware virtualization. Rational Test Virtualization
does virtualization on application level. It's different and they can complement.
VMWARE Desktop is the Windows product, Fusion is the iOS product.
|Do I need hardware/cloud/bluemix/ESX server||Yes||Yes|
|Does need an Operating System||Yes||Yes|
|Does I need to install/configure applications||Yes||No|
|Does need to load data||Yes, shared||Yes, minimal set owned by tester|
|Complete function||Yes||Partial, what's modelled.|
For more information, check: Services Virtualization
IBM VMware Partnership
For demonstration we make use of VMWARE. Down here some experience in using that for demonstration purposes.
In the Fusion display preferences set:
Single Window: Resize the virtual machine ande the window
Full Screen: Center the virtual machine in the screen
Virtual Machine settings:
Single Window: Use Fusion Display Preferences
Full Screen: Use Fusion Display Preferences
When using Bridged you can 'host' applications. The machine is accessible from the outsite.
NAT seems to be default.
Switch off 3D accelerators
At the graphics driver switch off the 3D accelerator.
Going to sleep of Win7
Check inside the guest if the powerplan for the Windows 7 is set to set the system to sleep after a specified time.
- Open Controlpanel
- Power Options
- Change when the computer sleeps (left menu)
On that page set "Put the computer to sleep" to Never