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Server consolidation with virtualization News
July 02, 2012
If you’re considering a heterogeneous virtualization shop, don’t count on multi-hypervisor management tools to solve all of your administration woes.
May 30, 2012
Over time, certain IT trends emerge. And if you look closely, you’ll find that major advances in software usually follow hardware innovation.
April 19, 2012
New Microsoft Hyper-V 3.0 features will streamline virtualization tasks and make things easier on IT pros. Here are the ones you should get excited for.
May 20, 2011
Segmenting data on separate physical servers isn’t the only way to ensure security these days. In many cases, virtualization does just as good a job.
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This chapter explores virtual management tools available from major platforms that can streamline management and prepare virtual data centers for the cloud. Even if a data center is virtualized, it's not necessarily ready for the cloud. A good ... Continue Reading
Virtualization is still changing how we use hardware. Here's what you should know about buying the next generation of hardware for virtualization. Continue Reading
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Just like any other workload, there are clear advantages to virtualizing Exchange Server 2013, and in many cases it is more cost effective than a physical deployment. Continue Reading
Hypervisors now make 100% virtualization possible, but just because you can doesn't mean you should. Find out what not to virtualize. Continue Reading
Squeezing more efficiency out of computing resources is great, but an overly aggressive server consolidation plan can limit your failover options. Continue Reading
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A high server consolidation ratio means better resource utilization but often mean diminished resiliency and longer recovery times. Continue Reading
As with many other facets of virtualization, VM resource allocation is becoming automated. Find out what tools you can use for automated provisioning. Continue Reading
Mistakenly over-allocating or under-allocating VM resources could cost your data center -- both in wasted budget and in compromised performance. Continue Reading