updated 12:55 pm EDT, Fri May 9, 2008
xVM VirtualBox 1.6 update
Sun Microsystems on Friday introduced a new update for xVM VirtualBox, adding support for Mac OS X and Solaris, making it the first open sourcevirtual machine to support both operating systems. According to The Inquirer, Sun is offering both a free open source version which has no usage restrictions, as well as a free licensed version with more features for individual home users. Business customers are required to pay for licenses, should they want the full version.
The new version also supports up to 32 SATA hard drives per virtual machine, PAE support for guests, Web Services API, and significant improvements to scalability.