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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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