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February 16, 2015
VMware's origin started with five employees and an idea to abstract hardware. Now the company is evolving faster thanks to a rapid succession of acquisitions.
July 31, 2014
The annual VMware event is expected to draw more than 20,000 but, for some, the company's products aren't the only selling point.
July 10, 2014
The vSphere 2015 beta party is no longer invite-only. VMware pros hope the new program will reduce the amount of bugs in the next version of vSphere.
June 21, 2013
With virtualization underpinning your business operations, make sure VMware administrators know their stuff with clear metrics and frequent reviews.
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VMware has expanded its virtualization product line dramatically, but the core of the company lies within its popular hypervisor technology. Continue Reading
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Setting CPU affinity on a VM will probably cause performance to degrade and make the VM much harder to manage. Continue Reading
Steve Pantol wrote about designing and operating a vSphere Standard Switch. Now he talks with SearchVMware to offer more insights. Continue Reading
In addition to server virtualization software, VMware also offers three Type 2 hypervisors that eliminate the necessity for additional hardware while satisfying different technical or administrative needs. Continue Reading
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When new vulnerabilities arise in your data center, you may surprise yourself at how staying creative and adaptable can sometimes reveal the best solution to the problem. Continue Reading
Using the fault tolerance feature in vSphere keeps critical workloads running without interruption, but an administrator needs to be sure the hardware and network are fine-tuned for optimal performance. Continue Reading
While vSphere administrators will want to be sure their storage array supports VMware's vStorage APIs for Array Integration, there are some restrictions to keep in mind when setting up storage acceleration. Continue Reading