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December 13, 2013
Vendors released many important products and features over the last year, but what's in store for server virtualization trends in 2014?
July 31, 2012
New data center technology that disrupts the status quo can be unsettling. But embracing change makes yourself more marketable and can improve efficiency.
March 27, 2012
Mature virtualization strategies should now include tier-one applications. Yet, many data centers shy away from the practice.
October 07, 2011
FlashSoft now supports automated caching for Linux workloads in virtual machines; NetEx supports Hyper-V; Red Hat launches oVirt; Veeam signs on cloud service provider partners.
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The virsh edit command offers more options than the basic ones offered by Virtual Machine Manager when it comes to storage. Continue Reading
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There are many virtualization success stories among large companies, but with more low cost options, even an SMB can take advantage of virtualization. Continue Reading
C-state and P-state both offer options for managing system power, but they are very different from one another. Continue Reading