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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
Docker containers are fast, easy to use and largely free. In terms of performance, they have even been called comparable to KVM. But that doesn't mean Docker containers are right for everyone.
Linux Containers have been around for a while, so how is that technology different from application containerization offered by companies like Docker?
Once you know how many servers your infrastructure will need, the next challenge is sizing those host servers to meet VM and application needs.
Nonpersistent VDI sounds great in theory, but beneath the surface lay management and application compatibility nightmares. For these reasons, many shops look to persistent VDI, but new tools could make shared images easier to implement and manage.
There are lots of client options to choose from for VDI. Get the details on four of the most popular zero clients and how they can meet your needs in this buying guide.
New kid on the block virtual mobile infrastructure lets you run VMs with Android applications in the data center and then deliver those apps to any endpoint.
There's a lot of hype about continuous deployment in DevOps circles, but it can be disastrous if the right culture and organization aren't in place.
GPUs offload the burden of demanding computational tasks from central processors. Integrate GPU into enterprise servers to manage intense computing.
It's time to knock down those silos, one by one. IT is transforming from a siloed set of reactive cost centers into a service provider with a focus on helping the business compete.
With all the hype around hybrid cloud, many companies say they're using the model when they're really just using both public and private cloud. What makes it a true hybrid cloud?
Take it from the experts: Migrating an application to the cloud doesn't have to be as hard as it seems. But that doesn't mean you can jump in without proper planning and forethought.
Hadoop is becoming the popular enterprise choice for big data analytics, but getting your data there isn't so simple. Apache Sqoop is stepping in to help bring the vital data from your database to Hadoop.