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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
Microsoft now offers a built in option for automation deployment called Desired State Configuration. DSC will make configuration management easier.
Administrators must implement a level of resilience and availability that is appropriate for each individual workload.
Converged infrastructure pods are a good option for virtualization, but administrators must decide whether simplicity is worth a clustering headache.
If your device uses a configuration server, it might be a zero client. But it might not. Here’s how to find out.
Thin clients used to be the thinnest, but now zero clients are giving them a run for their money with almost no storage or configuration requirements.
Experts agree VDI adoption may never make it above the 20 percent mark, but you'll still have to deliver Windows applications to the other 80 percent of desktops.
IT departments want to shrink their list of suppliers -- but should it be longer? Cloud, mobility and big data have IT rethinking vendor selection.
It was all about openness at the Red Hat Summit 2014. From OpenShift to OpenStack to open source innovations, Red Hat was buzzing about the cloud.
IT teams can play heroes when database performance issues disrupt applications. Try these five tips for performance tuning before there's a problem.
Dell and Red Hat have formed a PaaS coalition based on OpenShift, but enterprise deployments of such technologies are still few and far between.
OpenShift will make cloud developers using Git and Jenkins feel right at home. But for others, there are a few things to know.
Like all transformational ideas, DevOps requires a real investment. Don't fall prey to these seven common failures.