VMware virtualization

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  • VMware vCloud Automation Center (vCAC)

    VMware vCloud Automation Center is VMware's unified cloud management software product that is capable of managing multiple hypervisors, physical infrastructure and public cloud services. 

  • VMware Certified Associate

    VMware Certified Associate (VCA) is VMware's entry-level cloud and virtualization certification. 

  • VMware vFRC (VMware vSphere Flash Read Cache)

    VMware vFRC (VMware vSphere Flash Read Cache) is a feature that allows a virtualization host to use a local solid-state drive as a caching layer for virtual machines. 

  • SplitRX Mode

    SplitRX Mode is a VMware vSphere feature that can improve network performance for some multicast workloads. 

  • VMware vCenter Multi-Hypervisor Manager (MHM)

    VMware vCenter Multi-Hypervisor Manager (MHM) is a free component of vCenter Standard Edition that provides support for multiple hypervisors in vCenter Server. 

  • VMware memory overcommit

    Memory overcommit is the memory allocation feature for Vmware. 

  • virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)

    Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) is the practice of hosting a desktop operating system within a virtual machine (VM) running on a centralized server. 

About VMware virtualization

As the market leader in server virtualization, VMware offers clear advantages over less costly or well-established virtualization technologies. It also features a management suite of products for virtualized infrastructure and private cloud computing that may continue to dominate the server virtualization marketplace until its rivals catch up on management capabilities. This section offers news, research and tutorials on using VMware virtualization (including ESX, ESXi, vSphere), compares VMware with Microsoft's Hyper-V and Citrix XenServer, evaluates VMware's management tools against its competitors and explores the various benefits and disadvantages of VMware virtualization, from cost to licensing to management hurdles to interoperability, and also provides in-depth discussion on deploying and using VMware's suite of management tools (VMware VMotion, Distributed Resource Scheduler) and more.