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Servers and virtualization, Network virtualization, Virtualized clusters and high-performance computing, Cloud computing architecture, Cloud computing infrastructure, Application virtualization, Using virtual machine appliances, Virtualization how-tos and learning guides, Networking for Server Virtualization
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
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To stay on top of the latest changes and new features in vSphere, there are several options for lab environments.
As VMware attempts to leverage its virtualization base to sell its hybrid cloud offering, can it wrest control from AWS and Azure?
What happens when you can't make changes to a VM in the vSphere client? There's more than one way to tweak the configuration file.
One simple install of the File System Security PowerShell Module can help manage NTFS permissions for user access to folders.
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Azure App Service combines existing tools and adds cross-platform capabilities for streamlined mobile and Web application development.
HP's new private-cloud-in-a-box, Helion Rack, should speed deployment of private clouds for IT pros unable to jump the OpenStack skills hurdle.
Pivotal Cloud Foundry is offering one-click connections to AWS, as well as free infrastructure management for subscription customers.
If your DaaS deployment has a direct connection with the provider, you could have some of the same issues a branch would. But if you need to scale or breakdown siloes quickly, cloud-based desktops could be right for you.
New desktop analytics tools from AppSense and Ericom could help IT admins deal with desktop management at small and large scales.
VMware's Workspace Portal offers users a one stop shop to access hosted, virtual, Web and published applications. If you integrate it with View, they can access virtual desktops, too. Here's how.
What's causing buffer? How much buffer should ideally be available in a network switch? Is there any standard available for buffer?
Accurate mainframe testing data is hard to obtain. This overview covers testing concepts, problems and tool options for improving test data management.
Increasing physical demands of modern IT gear can pose problems for classic rack enclosures. Watch for these factors when buying new racks or equipment.