Improving server management with virtualization News
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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Virtualization documentation can swallow up huge chunks of time if you have to retrace your steps. Recording what you do as you do it could save lots of time down the road. Continue Reading
When it comes to hypervisor configurations, setting up the management network can often be overlooked. The key to it is the number of network adaptors. Continue Reading
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You know the advantages virtualization brings to servers, so why not reap the same rewards by creating a virtual copy of your laptop? Continue Reading
You can avoid a lot of trouble if you simply use virtual machine snapshots as they're intended. A VM snapshot is not a backup. Continue Reading
There are several BIOS settings you may need to change on your host server to ensure that hypervisors will run correctly. Continue Reading