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November 22, 2011
Doing a long-distance live migration these days is a Herculean effort, but F5 Networks says it’s time is coming for mere mortals.
February 18, 2010
With the power of today's high-performance computers comes great responsibility. Servers with outrageous resources could end up taking down your virtual machine infrastructure.
June 23, 2009
Despite an uncertain future under Oracle, Sun Microsystems launched several high-performance computing hardware and software offerings this week.
May 19, 2009
In an about-face, Microsoft will now support failover clustering for SQL Server instances running in a virtual machine.
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Microsoft stepped up its high availability game with its cluster sets technology in Windows Server 2019 to give on-premises workloads more cloudlike resiliency. Continue Reading
Microsoft debuted cluster sets in its Windows Server 2019 release. Here's a rundown on how to deploy this high availability feature in your organization. Continue Reading
Windows Server 2019 takes clustering to a new level with the cluster sets feature that wraps another layer of high availability around critical VMs. Continue Reading
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The promise of a software-defined infrastructure and its ability to pool resources require the right administrative tool to keep the virtualized fabric from fraying. Continue Reading
Improved virtualization support has helped high-performance computing gain ground; even cloud service providers have expressed interest. But there are still issues to overcome. Continue Reading
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Keep VMware tools, as well as select hardware and software, safe and organized with a management cluster. If an issue comes up, use it to bring systems back online. Continue Reading
Virtualization makes a highly available environment possible and practical by running parallel instances. This overprovisioned model can be cheaper than using special hardware. Continue Reading
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Windows Server 2019 cluster sets bring some Azure-like capabilities into the data center, but new features also bring new challenges for administrators. Continue Reading
Recent evidence shows virtualization is a viable option for high performance computers today. Continue Reading
Converged infrastructure pods are a good option for virtualization, but administrators must decide whether simplicity is worth a clustering headache. Continue Reading