On Microsoft’s site dedicated to betas, Connect, a new program just appeared: codename Himalaya.
The brief description and enrollment survey reveal it’s a solution to automate patching of powered off virtual machines, a critical feature in large scale virtual datacenters.
Codename Himalaya may become a feature included in further versions of upcoming System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2007.
Enrollment period ends September 9. After that date Microsoft may release more informations about this new project.
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