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July 25, 2012
On the surface, the future of virtualization is bright. But, as more workloads are virtualized, new and complex infrastructure problems arise.
December 23, 2010
Your virtualization implementation can grid to a halt without the proper planning and support. Luckily, there are ways to overcome these hurdles and get back on track.
November 18, 2010
VM sprawl is the result of irresponsible server provisioning, so you need to implement stringent resource-allocation policies.
August 28, 2009
Left unchecked, demand for virtual machines can quickly outstrip IT's ability to deliver and manage them.
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Constant refinements and upgrades can cause virtualization challenges -- such as VM sprawl -- but management tools can help smooth the process. Continue Reading
Management and reporting tools should provide a window into the health of your environment, but compatibility or network problems can draw the shades. Continue Reading
Common problems with virtualization, like VM sprawl and network congestion, can be corrected through business policies rather than more technology. Continue Reading
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Long-term virtual infrastructure health leads to business growth. To achieve this, you must master capacity planning and troubleshooting techniques. Continue Reading
When choosing automation tools for your virtualization provisioning, carefully weigh all options to ensure that you get the most bang for your buck. Continue Reading
Virtualization may increase your need for business application updates, but it can also make application development easier. First, decide whether to use third-party development. Continue Reading
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Using management tools is just one way to prevent sprawl in your VM environment. It's important to be proactive with your VMs to fight sprawl. Continue Reading
There's a lot to consider when developing a server consolidation plan. Don't fall victim to these five common oversights. Continue Reading
Be proactive with your VM sprawl control strategies to avoid resource shortages and performance problems. Continue Reading
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If your hypervisor isn't performing at its best, ask yourself these three questions to see if you should pay more attention to server efficiency. Continue Reading
The free Microsoft Deployment Toolkit automates OS deployments across multiple hypervisor platforms, saving IT pros countless hours and headaches. Continue Reading
Virtualization challenges are inherent to any deployment. If licensing, capacity planning and vendor bashing really grinds your gears, you’re not alone. Continue Reading