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October 31, 2017
Microsoft's Project Honolulu puts the GUI back in the spotlight for systems administrators who felt left behind by the company's focus on advanced initiatives.
October 03, 2013
Efficient virtualization management is often a struggle, but new data center mapping technology could be the innovative solution admins need.
August 14, 2013
IT infrastructure monitoring startup CloudPhysics, backed by VMware's co-founders, uses big data to provide new insights into vSphere environments.
April 10, 2013
Tools that plug in to native consoles can help VMware and Hyper-V shops tackle the challenges and complexities of multi-hypervisor management.
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Affinity and anti-affinity rules improve application performance and resilience. Select the desired clusters in vSphere Web Client, and add rules to apply affinity rules to DRS. Continue Reading
Traditionally, CPUs used one thread and consisted of a single core, but now, they can be hyper-threaded, hold more cores and can be abstracted in virtual environments. Continue Reading
A virtual hard drive file is a container file that acts similar to a physical hard drive. Continue Reading
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Deciding how many cores per CPU to have in your virtual servers can be tricky, but if you take these factors into consideration, you're bound to choose the right number. Continue Reading
Before migrating back on premises, do your research on potential expenses, like licensing costs and egress charges, and consider investing in a migration tool. Continue Reading
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As more organizations move to hybrid cloud, multi-hypervisor and multi-cloud environments, virtualization administrator responsibilities evolve to accommodate those changes. Continue Reading
GPUs enable complex graphics and boost the power of virtual environments. As resource consumption rises with compute-intensive applications, GPUs can be essential assets. Continue Reading
It's in an administrator's best interest to regularly check for ESXi updates and patches to make sure his system runs the most up-to-date version of the hypervisor. Continue Reading
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Performance problems can be caused by a number of things, including overprovisioning and poor vCPU selection and assignment to VMs. Use these strategies to correct mistakes. Continue Reading
PowerShell is just one way to trigger AD synchronization when troubleshooting, making configuration changes or ensuring a consistent copy of on-premises AD. Continue Reading
Identifying AD synchronization issues is easy, but fixing them can be tricky. Resolve synchronization errors and ensure user accounts are operational with these best practices. Continue Reading