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August 01, 2011
At its core, virtualization is the abstraction of data from the physical world. We tend to look at virtualization as the abstraction of operating systems and applications from servers and PCs, but ...
July 13, 2010
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Hyper-V vs. vSphere is SO last year. Cloud computing is the main theme at this week's Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, and Hyper-V has taken a backseat to Windows Azure. ...
September 30, 2008
Fellow virtualization expert Andrew Kutz has argued that future virtual desktop infrastructure technologies (VDI) need to lose the desktop to truly advance VDI technology, and I agree. But until ...
July 29, 2008
An event like a complete data center power failure is something you never want to experience. Having recently gone through one I thought I would share some lessons learned from it. This particular ...
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A bare-metal hypervisor, also known as a Type 1 hypervisor, is virtualization software that has been installed directly onto the computing hardware. Continue Reading
Paravirtualization (PV) is an enhancement of virtualization technology in which a guest operating system (guest OS) is modified prior to installation inside a virtual machine in order to allow all guest OS within the system to share resources and ... Continue Reading
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Systems management is the administration of the information technology systems in an enterprise data center. An effective systems management plan facilitates the delivery of IT as a service (ITaaS) and allows the organization's employees to respond ... Continue Reading
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In this tip, Scott Lowe explores the connection broker and some of the functionality that brokers provide in a VDI deployment. Continue Reading
This introduction to Workstation demonstrates how to get started and use some of its capabilities, as well as comparing its features to VMware Player. Continue Reading