Capacity planning for virtualization
- October 30, 2012
As new virtual storage techniques and hypervisors with improved storage capabilities hit the market, reaction among admins has been mixed.
- May 31, 2012
To automate or not to automate? That is the question among forward-thinking IT pros and some virtualization capacity management vendors.
- June 13, 2011
Tighter integration between capacity planning and performance monitoring features is becoming a baseline expectation for virtualization management tools.
- April 25, 2011
Experts say the release of VMware vCenter Operations means the race is on in the virtualization management market to deliver the most comprehensive products at the best price.
- April 11, 2011
Expected advances to Storage DRS and policy-driven storage delivery in VMware vSphere 5 have turned heads among virtualization pros. But the devil’s in the details.
- February 09, 2011
At Partner Exchange 2011, VMware previews a new product, vCenter Operations, for performance monitoring and capacity management.
- January 19, 2011
The first major update since VKernel integrated multiple software titles into one suite last summer, version 2.2 now includes storage I/O monitoring, Active Directory integration, and visibility into VMware RDMs.
- November 23, 2010
There's a race on to beef up virtualization management and monitoring tools with automated problem remediation, but not every enterprise is ready for automation just yet.
- October 12, 2010
VMware vCloud Request Manager improves workflow and software license tracking, while a new version of vCenter CapacityIQ sees disk and I/O resources.
- September 29, 2010
Hyperformix's self-learning algorithms can handle physical, virtual and public cloud infrastructures, much like the data center management products VMware is trying to build.
- August 27, 2010
While VMware tries to boil the ocean with its vCenter suite, IT managers often still turn to third parties for virtualization management.
- July 15, 2010
Virtualization can free up capacity in your infrastructure, but also shed light on the need to manage that capacity better. That makes capacity planning a delicate balancing act.
- May 17, 2010
In today's news in brief, Veeam Software has tweaked Reporter 4.0 to better report on VMware environments; and other news in brief.
- April 27, 2010
VMware and Salesforce.com have unveiled VMforce, a cloud-based Java application development and hosting service.
- March 02, 2010
VKernel offers a free capacity management tool for VMware virtual environments; and other news in brief.
- October 20, 2009
VMware has released the long-awaited CapacityIQ --but only for ESX 3.x virtualization environments; IBM and Fortisphere have launched new virtual management tools.
- October 08, 2009
Whether it's the economic downturn or a perceived lack of need, IT managers aren't buying third-party management tools for their virtualization environments.
- May 13, 2009
Oracle will purchase Virtual Iron's technology to bolster Oracle VM's capacity utilization and virtual machine configuration capabilities.
- March 23, 2009
A virtualization expert addresses unanswered attendee questions on growing virtualized environment tools and backup tools for Hyper-V from virtual trade show on advanced virtualization.
- May 03, 2007
Virtualizing servers can spawn any number of unexpected IT management problems. In this Q&A, CiRBA CTO Andrew Hillier explains why these problems occur and how to mitigate them.
- January 15, 2007
CiRBA claims its capacity planning tool can do a better job than VMware Capacity Planner in identifying a consolidation strategy for your environment.
- December 18, 2006
Supporting HealthWare Corp.'s growing library of virtual machines (VMs) called for constant hard disk purchases. Find out how the CEO found and implemented a VM diet plan.
- September 27, 2006
VMware ESX beats Microsoft Virtual Server by every measure, says virtualization expert Chris Wolf. He explains why, and Microsoft responds, in this story.
- July 17, 2006
In Identifying appropriate virtualization servers, the previous article in this series, we discussed the first phase of any virtualization adoption project: deciding which physical servers make the best candidates for migration to a virtual ...