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The descriptor file plays an essential role in a virtual machine disk file, pointing to the larger data file and other VMDK information. So, what do you do when it goes missing? Continue Reading
Matthew Portnoy, author of Virtualization Essentials, 2nd Edition, answers our questions about virtualization basics and implementation best practices. Continue Reading
A hypervisor is a function which abstracts -- isolates -- operating systems and applications from the underlying computer hardware. Continue Reading
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Test your knowledge on the new vSphere 6.5 features as well as all of the other changes that came with the VMware's latest release of its core virtualization product. Continue Reading
Type 1 and Type 2 hypervisors are different animals with specific use cases, advantages and disadvantages. How well do you know the technology? Take this quiz to find out. Continue Reading
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Moving a virtual data center from one physical location to another is a big undertaking, and without a well-thought-out data center migration plan, you are sure to run into issues. Continue Reading
Virtualization containers are being seen as an alternative to traditional virtualization methods. Containerization, in fact, seems destined to become one of the more popular types of virtualization, but few would argue that the container can replace... Continue Reading
The esxtop utility provides VMware administrators with valuable performance data, but do you know the most important storage metrics to watch? 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
Use cgroups to limit the resources a virtual container can consume to prevent oversubscription and contention. 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