Last month at VMworld, VMware announced the upcoming release of their virtualization suite, vSphere 5.5. As you all know, I am constantly watching the hypervisor space and work to determine how each new feature can benefit database professionals. With every release of the major hypervisors lately, the limits of the technologies continue to be stretched, and new features pop up and surprise us all. This release is no different, and I am very excited about some new technologies that benefit us all. Let’s dive in!