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Server virtualization strategies and use cases News
August 28, 2013
Some VMware shops have experimented with running big data applications in the cloud or virtualizing big data workloads, with surprising results.
January 04, 2013
VMware CTO Steve Herrod offers his two cents on changing data center dynamics as vendors aim to extend virtualization principles beyond servers.
October 11, 2012
VMware vCloud updates, as well as plans for enterprise-wide storage virtualization, have sparked only lukewarm reactions from the IT community.
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.
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Docker is an open source software platform to create, deploy and manage virtualized application containers on a common operating system (OS), with an ecosystem of allied tools. Continue Reading
Although you can run into hypervisor and OS compatibility issues when trying to implement nested virtualization, if you do your due diligence, you'll realize significant benefits. Continue Reading
As DevOps tools gain a place in the IT landscape, IT admins should brush up on what they know about DevOps. Continue Reading
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Due to adoption from large cloud providers like Google Cloud, nested virtualization -- the ability to run a hypervisor on a virtual server -- is poised for growth. Continue Reading
A disaster recovery plan is essential to protect critical workloads in the cloud, but unless you perform regular and extensive tests, that plan might let you down. Continue Reading
Use these simple PowerShell commands to enable Hyper-V Replica, to initiate replication for a specific VM and to obtain the replication status for that VM. Continue Reading
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Set virtualization maintenance windows with your organization's processes in mind, and establish policies to prevent unnecessary outages. Continue Reading
For backup and disaster recovery to work successfully, data must be in sync. These tricks help IT teams ensure data consistency. Continue Reading
Windows containers can be easily moved, thus providing a solid disaster recovery opportunity, but you should understand details about when and how to use them first. Continue Reading
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Lab VMs can be an effective tool for testing out software in a safe environment. However, if configured incorrectly, lab VMs can pose serious risks to production environments. Continue Reading
Even if your organization isn't ready for a private or hybrid cloud, there are steps you can take today to make a future transition easier. Continue Reading
You know the advantages virtualization brings to servers, so why not reap the same rewards by creating a virtual copy of your laptop? Continue Reading