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There are many logs of all sizes in your vSphere infrastructure that are useful for troubleshooting purposes. The key is having the right utility to make sense of all the data.
There are many infrastructure management tools on the market to check the health and speed of your storage, but there's a free tool that can do the job.
VMware is touting its OpenStack offering as a way to ease the deployment and operations in the open-source cloud environment.
Hyper-V underwent a number of changes in the latest iteration of Windows Server to make it a worthy hypervisor contender; take a closer look here.
If your organization is looking to have a private cloud with some of the benefits of a public cloud, Windows Azure Pack is an option that can give you the best of both worlds.
Azure File Service eliminates the need to set up Windows Server virtual machines on the Azure cloud.
Some enterprises see migrating mission-critical apps to public cloud as an insurmountable obstacle. But, common sense precautions can smooth the transition of even the most crucial workloads.
Mission-critical apps are bound to get into trouble if you take your eyes off of them. Being strict with performance monitoring can ensure the best availability and security for your vital applications.
Hadoop has watched its popularity grow exponentially, and the market projects an even greater explosion in the future -- but, there's a flip side to every coin.
VMware's Project Fargo lets you copy an already-running virtual machine and deliver it to users, giving them fast access to nonpersistent desktops without taking up much disk space.
There are four different ways to do desktop as a service in your organization. Each option, however, has its pros and cons.
With VMware's CloudVolumes acquisition, admins can provide personalized virtual desktops without managing separate images for each user. Applications will work more like they do on mobile devices, too.
Enterprise IT shops can learn a lesson in big data processing from a computing infrastructure that supports Higgs-Boson researchers and crunches numbers from the Big Bang.
Is it better to look for a SaaS version of an app, put it in your own data center on existing equipment, or host it at a cloud provider for a mix of flexible scaling and IT ownership?
We use an IBM System z mainframe and it's time to update some aging tape drives. How big of a difference is there between the tape storage products on the market?