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December 18, 2012
Need a geek gift idea for the techie you love? Read what our panel of IT pros would like to unwrap this holiday season.
July 02, 2012
If you’re considering a heterogeneous virtualization shop, don’t count on multi-hypervisor management tools to solve all of your administration woes.
February 24, 2012
Stupid questions are rarely stupid. In fact, asking stupid questions can challenge the status quo, leading to better results in the data center.
January 30, 2012
When it comes to virtualization hardware, converged infrastructure like NetApp FlexPod and VCE Vblock is taking the place of yesterday’s vertically scaled systems.
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A virtual machine (VM) shares physical hardware resources with other users but isolates the operating system or application to avoid changing the end-user experience. Continue Reading
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A virtual file system (VFS) is programming that forms an interface between an operating system's kernel and a more concrete file system. Continue Reading
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Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware ESXi are both Type 1 hypervisors, but they have key architectural differences you should know about. Continue Reading
If you wonder about the difference between RHEV 3.1 and oVirt 3.1, you're not alone. We asked an expert to clear up any oVirt vs. RHEV confusion. Continue Reading
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RHEV's Web-based management interface would never be described as intuitive -- until this latest version included with RHEV 3.1, that is. Continue Reading
Take a look at our list of the best tips of 2012 for virtualization techniques, new technologies and virtual infrastructure management strategies. Continue Reading
If cost and complexity prevent you from adopting multiple hypervisors, the hypervisor tiering approach may have you rethinking your infrastructure. Continue Reading
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Virtualization offers many advantages by abstracting workloads from hardware, but you may still need to find where a VM's files are physically located. Continue Reading
With a plug-in framework and complete sVirt support, RHEV 3.2 offers more enterprise-level security and integration than before. Continue Reading
Paravirtualized drivers are your best bet to optimize Windows performance in RHEV. Unfortunately, this is one feature not available by default. Continue Reading