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Server consolidation and improved resource utilization, Green data center: Reducing power consumption with virtualization, Reducing IT costs with server virtualization, Improving server management with virtualization
The annual VMware event is expected to draw more than 20,000 but, for some, the company's products aren't the only selling point.
VMware says Site Recovery Manager does failbacks and failovers, but one SRM expert says it's not quite the case.
An administrator wishing to implement the VSAN software-defined storage functionality in vSphere 5.5 can spare a drive for the cause.
It's possible that non-uniform access memory can affect how your Linux VMs run on Hyper-V, so learn about the conditions that could cause problems and what to do to fix them.
You won't be able to secure boot or use UEFI with SUSE VMs under Hyper-V because of certain support issues, so it's important to learn if your enterprise will be affected.
Learn what can go wrong with a live virtual machine backup if you're running Oracle Linux VMs under Hyper-V, and how to keep the process as smooth as possible.
Database technology is soaring into its next evolution and heading to the cloud. What impact, if any, will it have on big data and Hadoop?
Cloud monitoring can collect a range of performance data, but a crucial piece of the puzzle, networking, often falls short. A third-party network monitoring tool is essential to keep your cloud running up to par.
Windows Azure carries a reputation of being difficult to manage, but with Microsoft and third parties stepping up with several management tools, it can be difficult to sort through your options.
Amazon WorkSpaces has gotten a lot of lip service in the DaaS market. It doesn’t require a long-term commitment and its pricing is competitive. But it's SLA-free and doesn't let you host Windows client OSes.
Attendees at BriForum 2014 in Boston learned about the hottest topics in end-user computing: desktop as a service hype, how Google Chromebooks fit with VDI, evaluating mobile operating systems and management vendors and more.
Desktop virtualization and end-user computing experts shared tips and tricks while vendors offered insight at BriForum 2014. Check out some of the best quotes from the conference here.
MCS is changing the way memory and storage mix. Integrate this storage technology onto servers to enhance big data and other intense apps.
Isolated, dedicated grounds, telecom grounds -- the performance and, more importantly, safety of data center equipment -- rely on proper grounding.
No mechanical refrigeration or dehumidification. No war between IT and facilities. Hear how Facebook's choices yield a PUE consistently below 1.10.