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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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When performance issues strike systems hosting multiple VMMs, VMCS shadowing comes to the rescue. Continue Reading
STONITH (Shoot The Other Node In The Head) is a Linux service for maintaining the integrity of nodes in a high-availability (HA) cluster. 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
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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
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Converged infrastructure pods are a good option for virtualization, but administrators must decide whether simplicity is worth a clustering headache. Continue Reading
Adding OS-level high availability on top of an existing HA system may seem like overkill, but certain circumstances necessitate extra protection. Continue Reading
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High availability has clear benefits, but what about HA without a cluster file system? You may want to opt for a manual HA environment instead. Continue Reading
Many data centers turn to Cluster Shared Volumes to manage resources. But proper virtual storage provisioning rests on multiple factors. Continue Reading
Creating virtual containers with LXC may trump hypervisor-based virtualization -- especially if you want to run multiple instances of the same OS. Continue Reading