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Virtual machine performance management News
October 03, 2013
Efficient virtualization management is often a struggle, but new data center mapping technology could be the innovative solution admins need.
July 25, 2012
On the surface, the future of virtualization is bright. But, as more workloads are virtualized, new and complex infrastructure problems arise.
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.
June 27, 2012
Quest’s virtualization management customers say there’s room for improvement by a larger-scale company, but aren’t sure whether Dell would be the best fit.
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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
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
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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
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
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Think about what types of workloads are running on a VM before assigning compute resources, and consider using vCPUs from different cores for demanding workloads. Continue Reading
Manage vCPU distribution with affinity and anti-affinity features to alleviate the potential performance problems that can be caused by hyper-threading. Continue Reading
Start by using multiple NICs and organizing complementary VMs on the same host. Also, consider reserving network traffic by type and using hardware support for virtualization. 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
When monitoring your environment, you need to know the difference between bottlenecks and faults and understand performance data and application limits. Continue Reading
Network performance can make or break your virtual environment. With Hyper-V networking tools, you can maintain fast network performance and ensure your resources are distributed evenly. Continue Reading