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VMware High Availability and Fault Tolerance News
October 25, 2010
VMware's efforts to reach out to small and medium-sized businesses have borne fruit, says the company. But SMBs want more than just vMotion from a lower-cost licensing package.
May 21, 2009
Hear TechTarget editorial staff and expert Edward Haletky talk about vSphere's new licensing structure, whether or not Hyper-V R2 will change the virtualization landscape and more.
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VMware vSphere is brand name for VMware's suite of products that use the ESX/ESXi hypervisor. Before 2009, VMware vSphere was known as VMware Infrastructure. Continue Reading
Multiprocessor vSphere Fault Tolerance has been on the wish list of many a virtualization administrator for some time, but is it worth waiting for? Continue Reading
VMware vSphere App HA is virtual appliance introduced with vSphere 5.5. It works with vSphere HA (high availability) host monitoring and virtual machine monitoring to improve application uptime. Continue Reading
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When a business needs a workload to run uninterrupted, the Fault Tolerance feature in vSphere ensures VMs will continue to run even when a server fails. Continue Reading
If you don't have VMware HA to protect your virtual machines, then you'll be pleased to know there are some worthy alternatives. Continue Reading
IT shops that started small may find they need to update their ESXi shared storage settings to prevent significant issues when a host fails. Continue Reading
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VMware announced vCenter Server Heartbeat licenses can no longer be purchased, which may mean other high availability options could be approaching. Continue Reading
The VMware vSphere 5.1 Cookbook shares simple recipes for the busy virtualization administrator who wants to tap into some new features. Continue Reading
The vSphere HA feature protects reservations on VMs, not the consumption, so a proper configuration is key to maintaining the required performance. Continue Reading
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For novices to virtualization, there may be some confusion about the term high availability and how it differs from VMware High Availability. Continue Reading
Until vSphere High Availability settings have been tuned to your environment, virtual machines may not restart after a failure. Continue Reading
The free VMware vSphere Hypervisor might seem like the perfect virtualization tool for SMB IT. But spending the money for vSphere Essentials pays off. Continue Reading