The last time AMD showed a public video of a live migration it turned a number of heads.
The company used an unreleased and unrevealed management console for KVM (which is probably what Red Hat is about to launch), showing how a virtual machine could be live migrated between an AMD Quad-Core Opteron (codename Barcelona) and an Intel Xeon DP Quad Core E5420.
This time AMD is a little more careful, and unsurprisingly decides to change its demo product, switching from Red Hat/KVM to VMware (there’s a lot of partnership to build against Intel here).
The VI 3.5 virtual machine is migrated from a Quad-Core Opteron (65nm) to a Quad-Core Opteron (45nm) to the upcoming Six-Core Opteron codenamed Istanbul (45nm):
This video is now broadcasted on virtualization.tv, the new webTV channel of virtualization.info.