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Using VMware cloud computing tools, Creating and managing a cloud architecture
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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
Docker's name has become synonymous with containers, but there are other container management tools available.
Containers have rapidly come into focus as an option for deploying applications, but they have limitations and are fundamentally different from VMs.
Virtualizing database servers is no longer taboo, but you can still experience performance problems if it's not correctly configured.
Prove how well you know hyper-converged infrastructure with our quiz on vendor offerings, hardware upgrades, the contents of an HCI stack and more.
VMworld may have been a letdown in terms of desktop virtualization news, but VMware did announce Horizon 6.2 and update its EVO:RACK plans, which should interest large VDI shops.
Not everyone will need Linux virtual desktops, but one bonus that could sway organizations is not dealing with Windows VDI licensing costs.
Cable management typically requires cumbersome manual approaches. As the pace of data center operations accelerates, automation must infiltrate the cable infrastructure.
Can my company implement the COBIT framework for compliance? What does it entail?
New Linux server administrators will find mounting storage devices very different than they have seen on Windows servers.
Vertical-specific cloud services are going further down the stack as companies such as GE try to get in the door with the Industrial Internet.
Through the Massachusetts Open Cloud initiative, Boston University professor Orran Krieger is adamant on reshaping the public cloud market and spurring big data innovation.
VMware recently previewed NSX integration with AWS, in a move that could have big implications for vCloud Air users deploying hybrid cloud.