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March 13, 2019
As container adoption surges, the management tools organizations need to support these deployments at scale are still in their infancy.
February 17, 2016
The latest hyper-converged appliance from VMware and VCE is built around VMware software integration, while Nutanix gives users a way to easily move applications off VMware's hypervisor.
September 01, 2015
The Best of VMworld 2015 Awards recognize the most innovative new server virtualization, cloud and end-user computing products.
December 17, 2014
One day two companies are working together. The next, they are competing at the same level. Coopetition can create a virtualization soap opera.
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An SDDC (software-defined data center) is a data storage facility in which networking, storage, CPU and security are virtualized and delivered as a service. Continue Reading
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Storage QoS prevents a VM from consuming excessive storage IOPS, but the methods for enabling the feature vary from Microsoft to VMware environments. Continue Reading
Virtualization isn't limited to VMware and Microsoft. Those seeking simpler licensing models, modularity or lower costs should examine the many available open source options. Continue Reading
Hyper-V Integration Services and VMware Tools are similar utilities with a few small differences. One is that Hyper-V Integration Services supports fewer guests than VMware Tools. Continue Reading
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Adopting multiple hypervisors might make more sense than going with a single vendor, depending on cost, the types of workloads you run, and your performance and reliability needs. Continue Reading
Today, everyone uses multiple hypervisors, and there are more tools available that are necessary to manage those hypervisors. Let's look at the tools that serve the top hypervisors. Continue Reading
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Businesses used to rely on partnerships between companies to get the different top products but now hyper-converged vendors have expanded to offer more products of their own. Continue Reading
When it comes to deciding how to manage a heterogeneous hypervisor environment, it can simply boil down to the price. The makeup of your environment also plays a role in choosing hypervisor management tools. Continue Reading
At a time when the software-defined data center promises to blur the lines of IT silos, it's important for server admins get an introduction to SDN. Continue Reading