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December 05, 2017
In this Q&A, Reza Taheri, chairman of the TPCx-HCI committee, talks about the process for developing the new benchmark and outlines application performance testing.
March 02, 2012
VMware’s new free capacity analysis tool shows you how you stack up, but vBenchmark’s real value is reporting on infrastructure utilization.
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Prior to using memory management strategies, admins should familiarize themselves with approaches to ensure they implement techniques suited to their specific circumstances. Continue Reading
Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) is a desktop virtualization technology wherein a desktop operating system (OS) -- typically Microsoft Windows -- runs and is managed in an on-premises or cloud data center. 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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Ballooning is an effective VM memory management technique, but it does have its downfalls, such as potential memory overcommitment and halting application performance. Continue Reading
Many admins rely on native tools to monitor VMs, such as Microsoft System Center, but third-party alternatives can offer improved capabilities, such as cost savings and integrations. Continue Reading
In addition to virt-manager, consider using other tools, such as oVirt, Mist.io, Proxmox VE or Kimchi, to effectively manage VMs in your KVM environment. Continue Reading
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Virtual and automated networks can often hide performance issues that lurk within the network. Learn performance monitoring strategies to get the most out of these environments. Continue Reading
Proper vCPU allocation can be difficult to achieve, but if you have a good understanding of the technology and take advantage of these helpful features, it will be within reach. Continue Reading
With this guide, you'll be better equipped to manage CPU, memory, storage and network resources. Not sure how to clean up your virtual infrastructure? We've got you covered. Continue Reading
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VM troubles got you down? Never fear: Some solutions to VM performance problems are as easy as looking in the right places and asking the right questions Continue Reading
VM performance issues often occur when resource contention is present. Admins can check the number of IOPS requests and storage array connections to address any bottlenecks. Continue Reading
Virtual or soft switches can add measurable overhead to network-intensive workloads, but implementing PCI devices offers one option to reduce excess overhead. Continue Reading