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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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Hyper-V high availability is important for failover, so check that Hyper-V clusters meet the proper requirements, which range from hardware management to network configuration. Continue Reading
Grouping physical hosts together on a cluster improves resource distribution and increases availability. It's easy to add a host to a cluster, but be sure to follow these rules. Continue Reading
Using nonvolatile dual in-line memory modules instead of PCIe-connected NVMe SSDs in your virtual server equates to better speed and overall performance. Continue Reading
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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
Public cloud providers increasingly offer GPU-based cloud services for compute-heavy applications, but organizations need the right skill sets -- and budget -- to deploy them. Continue Reading
Due to their effect on virtualized clusters, virtual SANs and overall database performance, new in-memory technologies like DRAM and RDMA networks are becoming more widely adopted. 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
Server failure can cause devastating setbacks and cost businesses untold amounts each year. Avoid the dangers of disaster recovery with VM clusters and high availability. Continue Reading
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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
Adding OS-level high availability on top of an existing HA system may seem like overkill, but certain circumstances necessitate extra protection. Continue Reading