Server consolidation with virtualization
- June 28, 2007
Virtualization is being used in 25% of data centers today, but few software vendors have spelled out licensing policies for running their products in virtual machines.
- April 18, 2007
VMware Converter users say that the free P2V tool works most of the time, but by no means all of the time.
- April 16, 2007
Working with IBM, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is using VMware, virtualization capabilities in AIX 5.3 and storage virtualization to boot.
- April 11, 2007
Not every physical-to-virtual migration is achieved using a P2V utility; some IT managers prefer to create virtual machines the old-fashioned way.
- February 21, 2007
Virtualization promises big savings, but don't expect any miracles.
- February 13, 2007
In my recent column on blade and virtualization myths, I discussed some of the misconceptions and ...
- 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.
- November 02, 2006
As you jump onto the virtualization bandwagon, you'll hear a lot of varying claims about what virtualization can do. But is virtualization truly the greatest thing since sliced bread? Sure, it can be hugely helpful, but sometimes the hype might get ...
- September 01, 2006
IT managers will find virtualization useful for speeding through deployments and balancing compute power, says Gartner's Tom Bittman. But tracking VMs will be a hassle.
- August 28, 2006
Blade servers have gone from an over-hyped technology to a priority purchase for many IT professionals.
- July 28, 2006
The IT industry is starting to migrate toward 64-bit computing, but it could be years before all mission-critical software is compatible with the new infrastructure. In this article, Alessandro Perilli discusses how you can use server virtualization...
- June 09, 2006
Considering an investment in virtualization software or blade servers to manage server room sprawl? David Marshall, author of a new book on advanced server virtualization, discusses the merits of both technologies for server consolidation.
- June 02, 2006
Consolidating servers in the data center is a challenge most IT departments want to address. Virtualization and blades are popular choices, but which is right for you?
- May 25, 2006
Are blades servers the best choice for virtualization? Or are their reputed benefits really not all they're cracked up to be? This article examines these much-hyped servers in terms of their physical space requirements, form and cost.