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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
Moving workloads across an environment is much easier now with the different features companies offer. But a certain host server might not be a good fit for a certain VM.
SCVMM offers a wide variety of configuration options but some settings can be overlooked or are unknown because they don't appear directly in the management console.
Hyper-converged products have shown their value and the vendor competition is just starting to heat up.
Layering, persona management tools and flash arrays help keep virtual desktop users happy and VDI storage costs down.
Session presenters, attendees and the CEO of Citrix had a lot to say at Synergy 2015.Take a look at some memorable quotes from the user conference.
Citrix Receiver lets users connect from almost any device to their virtual applications and desktops. It's important that they have the most recent version of the client so they can take reap the benefits of new features.
IBM tries the gumbo approach to creating a hybrid cloud: Some Power Systems with a dash of software reorg and a pinch of revamped software licensing.
Wind power will be the latest fuel for the AWS cloud, but smaller data centers may find challenges in using renewable energy.
Time for a new job on the mainframe? Brush up on your COBOL basics and prepare for these strategic interview questions.
EMC just laid down some serious cash to acquire a cloud software company that has some technology overlap with VMware but also fills an important gap.
Many businesses expect cloud to be cheaper, but cost-efficiency is no guarantee. To reap cloud's financial rewards, devise a cost optimization plan.
In addition to providing a mix of public and private cloud services, Virtustream's cloud platform offers tools for analytics and resource management.