At Intel’s Fall IDF in 2003 Paul Otellini announced and demo’ed (what a construct) VT or Vanderpool Technology. In short Vanderpool allows more then one OS to run on a single processor w/o interference. Why am I writing about it? This week we got notice of a change in dates for delivery of this technology. It is coming earlier. In fact they announced availability for this year, 2005.
More about Vanderpool:
- For IA32
- For IA64
A while back when Intel Vanderpool/Silverdale story was kind of new, AMD also announced their virtualization technology codenamed “
At least from Intel we know that Microsoft may have plans to support Vanderpool in the Longhorn timeframe. No official statements out of rainy
Anyhow I learned about a few key aspects like Hypervisor, Enlightening (spelling?) and a few other. I will share some more details and insight in the future.