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This article is part of the August 2011 issue of Virtual infrastructure: Don't skip the small stuff
Let's face it: Many virtualization administrators fail to pay adequate attention to security, resource requirements and virtual machine monitoring tasks that their virtualization environments require. But giving these factors short shrift can invite security breaches, virtual machine (VM) performance problems and system downtime. Monitoring your virtualization environment is the cornerstone of maintaining your infrastructure's health. In the first two parts of this series, we discussed how to plan a virtualization project, then how to build and configure a virtual environment. In this, part three of a four-article series on virtualization deployment projects, we outline how to secure, populate and monitor your virtual environment. Securing your virtual environment When implementing a virtual environment, admins often fail to take the time to properly secure the environment, which is a big mistake. Most bare-metal hypervisors are reasonably secure out of the box, but there is always room for improvement. In addition, it's fairly simple to make a hypervisor ... Access >>>
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Virtualization infrastructure monitoring: Eating your veggies
by Eric Siebert
Monitoring for virtual machine sprawl, security risks, and resource bottlenecks is like eating your spinach: It ensures virtualization environment health. An expert outlines key VM monitoring tasks.
- Virtualization infrastructure monitoring: Eating your veggies by Eric Siebert
Top 5 ways to improve virtualized server infrastructure performance
by Rick Vanover, Contributor
To keep virtualized server infrastructure performance at a high level, admins must continually tweak components. Here are five ways to optimize a virtualized server infrastructure.
- Top 5 ways to improve virtualized server infrastructure performance by Rick Vanover, Contributor
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