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Use these strategies to manage virtual servers

When overseeing virtual servers, take advantage of self-service VM management, VM templates, monitoring tools and permissions groups to ease the management burden.

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Nvidia launches integrated AI platform for VMware vSphere 7

Making good on their promise last fall, Nvidia and VMware have delivered a platform allowing vSphere 7 users to run the next generation of AI-based applications.

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Server virtualization drawbacks explained

Server virtualization is lauded for its flexibility, improved productivity and more efficient resource provisioning, but the technology is not without its drawbacks.

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What's the difference between containers and VMs?

Containers have rapidly come into focus as a popular option for deploying applications, but they have limitations and are fundamentally different than VMs.

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    virtual machine (VM)

    A virtual machine (VM) is an operating system (OS) or application environment that is installed on software, which imitates dedicated hardware.

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    Type 2 hypervisor (hosted hypervisor)

    A Type 2 hypervisor, also known as a hosted hypervisor, is a virtual machine manager that installs on top of a host's operating system.

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    bare-metal hypervisor

    A bare-metal hypervisor, also known as a Type 1 hypervisor, is virtualization software that has been installed directly onto the computing hardware.

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