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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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Expect disaster recovery market trends to include consolidation and simplification. Vendors should also note that quick failover and recovery time remain top needs for customers. Continue Reading
When it comes to fighting and protecting against ransomware, there are some major features of virtual disaster recovery that top physical environments. Continue Reading
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
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Virtualization is increasingly central to the data center, but it often remains isolated. Admins need to set an example of openly communicating about virtualized infrastructure. 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
Set virtualization maintenance windows with your organization's processes in mind, and establish policies to prevent unnecessary outages. 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