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Server virtualization management tools and practices News
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.
March 08, 2013
New automation tools from Puppet aim to introduce VMware admins to the world of DevOps, but programming knowledge remains a barrier for some IT pros.
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Scalability is an attractive capability of cloud computing that reels in enterprises of all sizes. Learn how Virtual Machine Scale Sets in Azure can help you achieve that benefit. Continue Reading
Solid-state storage is becoming more affordable and, as a result, more popular. Find out how to improve SSD storage performance by keeping operations close to the hardware. Continue Reading
Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) is the practice of hosting a desktop operating system within a virtual machine (VM) running on a centralized server. Continue Reading
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Logs have been an integral piece of troubleshooting. New enhanced logs boosts vSphere security by providing much more detail about errors and changes. Continue Reading
In addition to virt-manager, consider using other tools, such as oVirt, Mist.io, Proxmox VE or Kimchi, to effectively manage VMs in your KVM environment. Continue Reading
Both Cohesity and Rubrik have jumped on the converged storage trend by releasing data protection platforms. See the similarities and differences laid out. Continue Reading
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Creating an effective virtualization capacity planning strategy is no small feat; it requires a great deal of careful consideration. This essential guide can get you started. Continue Reading
The virt-manager suite can be used to manage servers and build clouds, but it also has advanced features for live migration, load balancing and resource monitoring. Continue Reading
There are specific limitations you need to keep in mind when exporting an AWS instance to your hypervisor, but, otherwise, the process is pretty straightforward. Continue Reading
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Drive configuration, server connection and storage backplanes are all things that can affect application latency. Start with these items when looking for storage bottlenecks. Continue Reading
Some of the infrastructure components behind slow performance include CPU, memory and networking. These tips will help you find and eliminate those bottlenecks. Continue Reading
When monitoring your environment, you need to know the difference between bottlenecks and faults and understand performance data and application limits. Continue Reading