Affinity/Anti-Affinity Rules: Chapter 6 - Part 3Date: Jun 05, 2009
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I/O virtualization can boost server performance and simplify hardware requirements, while increasing the maximum number of I/O-intensive VMs on a server at the same time.
A monster VM might not be useful for everyone right now, but it could be the future so administrators should make sure to understand them.
Before you start buying new hardware, take time to evaluate why you need more cluster capacity and make a plan to anticipate future needs.
If your DaaS deployment has a direct connection with the provider, you could have some of the same issues a branch would. But if you need to scale or breakdown siloes quickly, cloud-based desktops could be right for you.
New desktop analytics tools from AppSense and Ericom could help IT admins deal with desktop management at small and large scales.
VMware's Workspace Portal offers users a one stop shop to access hosted, virtual, Web and published applications. If you integrate it with View, they can access virtual desktops, too. Here's how.
A spate of new converged and hyper-converged systems give IT shops a potent combination of flash storage and pre-integration.
Data center security is paramount to ensuring the safety of your employees and data. But what happens when you let a fool into your facility?
New deeply skilled mainframe staffers won't pop up overnight, so use a mix of in-house and outsourcing tactics to support another decade on big iron.
Xen reboots through live migration and other tactics for patching the hypervisor vulnerability point to better resiliency in public cloud.
April Fools' Day is filled with pranks and practical jokes, so try your luck at this tricky cloud quiz. But read carefully, or the joke will be on you.
Azure App Service combines existing tools and adds cross-platform capabilities for streamlined mobile and Web application development.