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November 22, 2011
Doing a long-distance live migration these days is a Herculean effort, but F5 Networks says it’s time is coming for mere mortals.
February 18, 2010
With the power of today's high-performance computers comes great responsibility. Servers with outrageous resources could end up taking down your virtual machine infrastructure.
June 23, 2009
Despite an uncertain future under Oracle, Sun Microsystems launched several high-performance computing hardware and software offerings this week.
May 19, 2009
In an about-face, Microsoft will now support failover clustering for SQL Server instances running in a virtual machine.
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A virtual machine (VM) shares physical hardware resources with other users but isolates the operating system or application to avoid changing the end-user experience. Continue Reading
A stretched cluster is a deployment model in which two or more virtualization host servers are part of the same logical cluster but located in separate geographical locations. Continue Reading
When performance issues strike systems hosting multiple VMMs, VMCS shadowing comes to the rescue. Continue Reading
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Yes, SMB 3.0 can go beyond test environments. But before you can take SMB 3.0 storage into production, there are a few things you need to tackle. Continue Reading
If you want to ease VM management and server failover, create a virtual server cluster. Server clustering allows VMs to migrate to other hosts. Continue Reading
Open source cluster resource management has cost-effective tools for building high-availability environments. Continue Reading
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Use these strategies for grouping virtualization host servers to make sure your data center stays organized and easy to manage. Continue Reading
In data centers, N+1 redundancy is used to express the idea that a system should be designed to withstand the loss of a component. Continue Reading
Converged infrastructure pods are a good option for virtualization, but administrators must decide whether simplicity is worth a clustering headache. Continue Reading
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Adding OS-level high availability on top of an existing HA system may seem like overkill, but certain circumstances necessitate extra protection. Continue Reading
Having trouble with your Microsoft Hyper-V cluster? These troubleshooting tips can help you identify and fix the problem. Continue Reading
Graphics capabilities have long been an important feature of PCs, but today's data centers are also deploying high-performance GPUs for servers. Continue Reading