Issue OverviewVirtual Data Center - February 2010, Vol. 19
Tracking and identifying virtual machines on physical hosts or sorting out the source of I/O bottlenecks requires administrators to do a lot of investigative work. Software management tools can help, but well developed business processes are also important. Learn some tips and tricks to make managing virtual environments a little bit easier. Access >>>
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Overcoming virtualization challenges: Capacity planning, provisioning
by Stephen J. Bigelow, Senior Technology Editor
The abstraction of virtualization makes resource provisioning tricky. Without proper capacity planning, over-allocation can affect performance and waste resources.
Monitoring and optimizing host server performance
by Brien M. Posey, Contributor
Application performance is even more important in physical servers that share multiple VMs, so ongoing monitoring and optimization of virtual host servers should be routine in any virtual data center
- Overcoming virtualization challenges: Capacity planning, provisioning by Stephen J. Bigelow, Senior Technology Editor
Avoid the big mistakes when backing up virtual servers
by Eric Beehler, Contributor
The benefits of Windows server virtualization can quickly turn to nightmares if you choose the wrong backup strategy. Learn to avoid the most common missteps.
- Avoid the big mistakes when backing up virtual servers by Eric Beehler, Contributor
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