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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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Microsoft Windows PowerShell Web Access (PWA) is a feature in Windows Server 2012 that acts as a Windows PowerShell gateway to connect to a remote computer or device in your environment, providing a PowerShell console-like screen in a browser to run... Continue Reading
No matter what word follows the phrase "software defined," it catches IT professionals' attention. Here's a deeper look at the different software-defined options. Continue Reading
Hyper-V's new Desired State Configuration feature enables administrators to eliminate configuration drift. Deploy a DSC Pull Server and get started. Continue Reading
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Hybrid clouds, containers and SDN all seem like they could be the future of virtualization, but deciding when to implement a technology is a key decision. Continue Reading
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
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Valuable Features: Probably the Cisco Integrated Management Controller. • Improvements to My Organization: Remote access to the server is...Continue Reading
Ahead of other vendors. Minor improvements are needed for registration of licenses and access to updated drivers.Powered by IT Central Station
Valuable Features: iLO (Remote Management) is probably the best in the market, their RAID Cards (SmartArray) are also very good. •...Continue Reading
I have found that the HP Proliant series servers have lived up to their moniker, in that they have always been reliable.Powered by IT Central Station
Valuable Features: * High Performance * High Reliability * "Insight Management" of the hardware * Compatibility with all of the major...Continue Reading
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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
Make the most of your time and eliminate manual tasks by automating some aspects of your virtualization deployment. Continue Reading
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There are several BIOS settings you may need to change on your host server to ensure that hypervisors will run correctly. Continue Reading
The virsh edit command offers more options than the basic ones offered by Virtual Machine Manager when it comes to storage. Continue Reading
With all of the hype, it’s important to weigh caveats and benefits of hybrid cloud to determine if it’s the right fit for your company. Continue Reading