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Using VMware cloud computing tools, Creating and managing a cloud architecture
VMware View, VMware Workstation, Fusion and Player, VMware Server
DRS and DPM, VMware High Availability and Fault Tolerance, vMotion and Storage vMotion, VMware backup
VMware new releases and updates, VMworld conference coverage, VMware for mobile
Creating and upgrading VMware servers and VMs, VMware performance enhancements, Using monitoring and performance tools with VMware, Scripting administrative tasks, Troubleshooting VMware products, Remote administrative options, Backing up VMware host servers and guest OSes, Securing a VMware environment, VMware basics
Selecting storage and hardware, VMware and networking
VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX), VMware Certified Professional (VCP and VCAP), VMware how-tos, VMware training videos and mediacasts
Constant refinements and upgrades can cause virtualization challenges -- such as VM sprawl -- but management tools can help smooth the process.
You may not be able to avoid a server fault, but you can mitigate its affect by distributing critical workloads across multiple physical servers.
Larger failover clusters improve resource utilization, but could also leave you vulnerable if you don't design around your biggest VMs.
DaaS is no longer the red-headed stepchild of VDI; with VMware and Amazon offering cloud desktops and fostering acceptance, DaaS could gain steam in 2014.
For Google Chromebooks to gain steam in the enterprise, applications need to perform better and prices need to come down.
The ability to scale is critical to the success of your VDI deployment. Take storage and virtualization hosts into account.
Reducing mainframe CPU usage should be a priority. Learn how to tune IBM LE options for better performance without source code changes.
TCP offload products free up limited CPU resources in network-intensive data centers. But TCP offload is no panacea and can introduce more problems.
With SLES 12, some changes are in store for Linux admins, including a new default file system and bootloader. Here's the lowdown on SUSE's OS roadmap.
Cloud projects don't always maximize the potential benefits -- even after a launch. These sure-fire ways take advantage of a cloud migration.
Free Visual Studio Online tools give Azure developers source-code control and application lifecycle management capabilities.
In the past, mobile application developers were stuck on an island without tools. No longer, thanks to the effects of Backend as a Service.