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May 15, 2018
The latest updates to Red Hat's virtualization platform enhance enterprise-grade features. But despite improvements, it's still not a VMware killer.
February 19, 2018
Hybrid cloud is the top IT priority for users in 2018, with SaaS technology at a close second, according to a TechTarget survey. Let's see what VMware's doing in these markets.
January 26, 2018
Drowning in debt from its 2013 leveraged buyout, Dell Technologies might get a life line if it once again becomes a public company. But for customers it may create waves of uncertainty.
September 25, 2017
VMware talked the talk about open source, but now it's walking the walk. Dirk Hohndel, VMware's open source advocate, talks about VMware's embrace of the open source world.
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Read the updated rules, criteria and categories for the Best of VMworld 2018 U.S. Awards to find out what the requirements are for each product nomination. Continue Reading
Nominate the top virtualization, cloud and end-user computing products for the Best of VMworld 2018 U.S. Awards. Continue Reading
VHD File Set -- a file format new to Windows Server 2016 -- is helpful for IT administrators using guest clusters. Get up to speed on the basics and learn how to optimize it. Continue Reading
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IT has several decisions to make when selecting a hypervisor for VDI, including choosing between a free hypervisor or a more feature-rich, paid option. Continue Reading
VMware's tight relationship with Pivotal could be a harbinger of more vendor partnership announcements than product releases or upgrades at VMworld 2018. Continue Reading
Large VMware hosts can be advantageous, but VM density can have unforeseen consequences during a system failure. Evaluate VM functionality to ensure you're ready for a disaster. Continue Reading
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There isn't a set number of virtual processors you should configure for a Hyper-V VM, but there are steps you can take to ensure your workloads receive enough processor resources. Continue Reading
You can create and manage a Switch Embedded Team in Hyper-V using just a few PowerShell commands, but there are specific requirements and limitations you should be aware of. Continue Reading
Microsoft's Sysprep tool enables rapid Hyper-V VM configuration and deployment through image generalization. Use commands to speed up configuration and disaster recovery. Continue Reading
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To troubleshoot common KVM issues, start by checking the logs. Then, isolate the issue and check the VM status using virsh commands. Finally, check the disk space, memory and networking. Continue Reading
Centralize vCenter log files with vRealize Log Insight. Configuration with vSphere is simple and enables the centralization and transmission of event and task logs. Continue Reading
Use ESXi firewall configuration settings and VMkernel ports to control the levels of access that different services, such as Secure Shell, have to your management network. Continue Reading