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Rick Vanover, Contributor Published: 13 Oct 2012

Administrators always search for incremental performance enhancements and operational efficiencies to fine tune a virtualized server infrastructure. As such, seemingly minor adjustments and tweaks can ensure that a complex virtual environment maintains a high level of performance for users and clients. This article showcases five ways to optimize a virtualized server infrastructure's effectiveness. These configurations are applicable to all virtualized server environments. While some practices may seem small in scope, they can greatly affect your infrastructure performance. 1. Boost virtualized server infrastructure performance with file server consolidation File servers can be a big pain point for administrators. Often, when file servers are consolidated from physical systems, they're simply converted and loaded onto a virtualized server infrastructure. As a result, administrators miss an opportunity to delete, consolidate and organize potentially unstructured data. So let's consider a slightly different approach to optimize file servers. More on improving ... Access >>>

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