Organizations, enthusiasts, and developers might be pleased to know that VMware Workstation Pro now officially supports Windows 11 via a virtual TPM 2.0 device present in version 17.0 of the product.
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This week's edition of Microsoft Weekly is jam-packed with news about Windows 11, including items related to its performance and bugs, growth, as well as some new features that were recently added.
Azure Virtual Machines, powered by Ampere Altra ARM processors, will hit General Availability on September 1. These CPUs support Windows 11 Pro and Enterprise, as well as several Linux distros.
VirtualBox from Oracle has finally gained the ability to run on Windows 11 as the host with latest version 7.0.0 Beta 1. The software has also received support for macOS Big Sur, Monterey, and more.
Although software updates are supposed to fix problems, it appears that the latest Patch Tuesday release is causing major headaches for Windows Server admins due to DC boot loops and Hyper-V issues.
Microsoft has made available a virtual machine running Windows 11 Enterprise for development and evaluation use-cases. Four options are available depending upon which virtualization software you use.
Canonical has announced the availability of Multipass 1.8, a tool that lets you quickly set up Ubuntu VMs on Windows, Linux and macOS. This update brings aliases and Apple M1 support.
Parallels Desktop 17.1 is bringing full support for running virtualized Windows 11 and macOS Monterey. There's no need to manually switch on support for TPM, as opposed to the previous version of it.
Testing of Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL 2) on Windows 11 shows competitive performance against Ubuntu 21.10 and Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. But, it also loses by a lot under certain scenarios.
Oracle is making a new driver for VirtualBox that will allow it to do a passthrough to utilize the host's TPM. This may be in preparation for the new TPM requirement for Windows 11 on VMs.
Microsoft has released Windows 11 preview images for Azure Virtual Desktop. The release promises exclusive support for multi-session, with an experience similar to that of a local Windows 11 machine.
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A security researcher has found that a certain malware now has the ability to detect if it is being used on a virtual machine. It will refuse to run if affirmed, so it cannot be dissected.
Microsoft has released the August 2016 edition of evaluation Windows developer virtual machines, allowing access to the latest tools, including Bash on Ubuntu on Windows and Project Islandwood.
Microsoft has taken perhaps the ultimate step in showing its love for open software, as the company has published its own image of FreeBSD. However, the image is designed for Azure cloud VMs.
Emails have been sent out to BrowserStack customers alleging that the service offers none of the security protections it had claimed to offer and as a result will be shutting down.
This week, Microsoft announced a new series of virtual machines for the enterprise that run in Azure called the G series; and while the D series stands for SSD VMs, where did the G come from?