Capacity planning for virtualization News
October 30, 2012
As new virtual storage techniques and hypervisors with improved storage capabilities hit the market, reaction among admins has been mixed.
May 31, 2012
To automate or not to automate? That is the question among forward-thinking IT pros and some virtualization capacity management vendors.
June 13, 2011
Tighter integration between capacity planning and performance monitoring features is becoming a baseline expectation for virtualization management tools.
April 25, 2011
Experts say the release of VMware vCenter Operations means the race is on in the virtualization management market to deliver the most comprehensive products at the best price.
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A monster VM might not be useful for everyone right now, but it could be the future so administrators should make sure to understand them. Continue Reading
Virtual memory ballooning allows a physical host to recapture unused memory on its guest virtual machines and allocate the resource where needed. Continue Reading
Virtual server capacity planning is critical to tracking resource use to ensure peak performance and minimize downtime. Continue Reading
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These techniques offer different approaches to memory management. Remind yourself which methods are best for the use of your space. Continue Reading
Virtualization admins' top concern is no longer choosing a hypervisor -- it's choosing the right suite of tools that will help with overall virtualization management, improve VM performance, make capacity predictions, and enable self-service IT and ... Continue Reading
Constant refinements and upgrades can cause virtualization challenges -- such as VM sprawl -- but management tools can help smooth the process. Continue Reading
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Valuable Features: I would say the operational management piece for policy management and remediation as well as the predictive analytics and...Continue Reading
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Taking stock of the VMs in your environment today will lay the foundation for an effective capacity planning strategy for virtual environments. Continue Reading
VHD files reigned supreme in Hyper-V -- until Microsoft came out with VHDX files. Knowing how to resize all three disk types of VHDX files can be beneficial in your environment. Continue Reading
A strategy of allocating more resources than a VM needs may prevent performance troubles, but can mean unnecessary hardware additions. Continue Reading
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When it’s time to buy a new server, make sure you're getting the CPU and memory you need to maximize consolidation. Continue Reading
Long-term virtual infrastructure health leads to business growth. To achieve this, you must master capacity planning and troubleshooting techniques. Continue Reading
Virtualization management can make or break your move to the cloud. Which tools should you consider as part of your strategy? Continue Reading