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May 16, 2014
In this podcast, we shed light on Citrix and VMware end-user product roadmaps with a recent news recap and an interview with VMware CTO Kit Colbert.
December 20, 2013
With the majority of costumers sticking with VMware vSphere, Red Hat has changed its tune with RHEV 3.3.
July 19, 2013
Open source virtualization software has improved, and admins want more choice, but VMware and Hyper-V still dominate the market.
June 25, 2013
Citrix is giving away the whole XenServer kit and caboodle in an attempt to win over cloud providers and the businesses they serve.
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Using Hyper-V alongside your VMware deployment can cause some challenges but can also bring cost savings. Continue Reading
In today's ever changing world, having just one specific certification might not be enough. Mixing in regular education with multiple vendor certifications could be the best bet for you. Continue Reading
Container-based virtualization is a more secure option than hypervisors, but is it the right fit for you? There are positives and negatives to both. Continue Reading
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Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware ESXi are both Type 1 hypervisors, but they have key architectural differences you should know about. Continue Reading
Both VMware NSX and Hyper-V network virtualization offer compelling features, but this breakdown should help you figure out the best fit for you. Continue Reading
In RHEV 3.4, there are some small upgrades and new features that will help, but more importantly, the focus on the big picture becomes clearer. Continue Reading
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Disclosure: My company is a VMware reseller. What I have found is as follows: VMware: - Easier to setup, established product, works with most...Continue Reading
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Valuable Features: Live migration. Improvements To Organization: With live migration, there is no downtime when any node needs service or...Continue Reading
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Valuable Features: RHEV costs are very low compared to other Virtualization products. RHEV hypervisor supports up to 160 cores and up to 2 TB of...Continue Reading
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As more companies move toward multiple hypervisors, administrators face the growing challenge of managing ever more complex environments. Continue Reading
At a time when the software-defined data center promises to blur the lines of IT silos, it's important for server admins get an introduction to SDN. Continue Reading
Heterogeneous hypervisor environments offer a financial advantage, but is this just a transitional phase that will lead back to homogeneity? Continue Reading
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No matter what your reason is for a hypervisor switch, there is plenty to consider before the change. Continue Reading
Is Hyper-V or vSphere a better choice to virtualize Exchange? Take a closer look at hypervisor features from the top three vendors before you decide. Continue Reading
You can virtualize Exchange with any hypervisor on the SVVP, but that doesn't mean it's easy. Choosing the right hypervisor requires some planning. Continue Reading