VMware certifies AMD Opteron Quad-Core

AMD is finally able to deliver its codename Barcellona quad-core CPU (the first OEM to distribute them is Dell) and announces that VMware certified it for ESX and ESXi.

AMD Opteron Quad-Core introduces the nested tables technology called Rapid Virtualization Indexing (RVI) which is expected to greatly improve guest OS performances.
VMware supports it starting from ESX 3.5.0.