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( Aug 29, 2014 )
Setting CPU affinity on a VM will probably cause performance to degrade and make the VM much harder to manage.
The HotAdd function speeds up backups in vSphere Data Protection, but certain requirements must be met to mount a disk.
A certain amount of data will need to be backed up before the advantage of deduplication in vSphere Data Protection will become apparent.
Desired State Configuration is a solid choice for administrators who have PowerShell chops. Here's an introduction.
Microsoft issued patches across 11 bulletins addressing 25 vulnerabilities for April's Patch Tuesday, and rolled out Skype for Business to Office 365 customers.
What's more (or less) Server Core than Server Core? Microsoft's Nano Server, expected in the next release of Windows Server, will be all about PowerShell management.
Deployment is only half of the hybrid cloud battle. How can I guarantee my hybrid environment is secure and high-performing?
Not all public cloud providers are created equal. So how can I tell if my provider sets me up for hybrid cloud success?
Microsoft's hybrid focus is boosting Azure adoption within Windows shops. But not all Azure customers are using the cloud platform to its fullest.
Desktop virtualization vendors don't need to be able to manage images or provisioning anymore because shops can take care of that on their own. Vendors just need to focus on managing users and apps.
There are a few ways admins can provide users with the hardware that makes it possible to access their virtual desktops. Get to know the three major options.
Amazon has made the app purchase, delivery and management process easier for DaaS customers but is still catching up in the market.
Eco UPS installations promise higher energy efficiency in the data center, with new designs that respond quickly to an outage.
The billions of Internet connected devices in the IoT wave introduce new data center security concerns that IT managers must head off at the pass.
Several tools and techniques let data center systems administrators work with multiple server OSes on one host system, and manage it effectively.