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Workload mobility is a key part of virtualization, and it should continue to get better and become a bigger part of an IT admin's everyday operations. Both Microsoft and VMware say they can improve the speed and efficiency of live migrations. Microsoft's Live Migration can now compress migration traffic before transferring to the target server, greatly improving migration time. Some recent VMworld sessions also suggested that VMware has readied vMotion improvements.  Access >>>

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  • For better performance, start with live migration basics
  • Comparing the subtle differences between VMware vMotion and Microsoft Live Migration
  • Have you done everything to secure VM live migrations?

 

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