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scoop: VMware vCenter on CentOS 5

Today at VMworld Europe 2009, VMware demoed a preview of their vCenter management server running on Linux in a virtual machine, pre-packaged in virtual appliance format. Aside from that fact that this is a great idea with all the advantages that virtual appliances have to offer, and that a lot of people have been waiting for, it was a really pleasant surprise to me that they chose to build it on top of CentOS 5 !
It'll take months before a final version will become available for download to VMware vCenter customers, but it's going to happen, that's for sure.
Kudos to the CentOS team !

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