Release: Sun VirtualBox 2.0

Sun releases today the second generation of its desktop virtualization platform, VirtualBox, acquired by innotek in February.

This new version introduces a few but important capabilities like:

  • support for 64-bit guest OSes (Microsoft Windows Vista and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5)
  • support for AMD RVI
  • support for Microsoft VHD virtual disk format
  • new interface for Apple Mac OS edition (native 10.5 Leopard GUI)
  • Python API (for Solaris and Linux hosts only)

Download it free of charge here.

The Virtualization Industry Roadmap has been updated accordingly.