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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
How do you know when it's time to upgrade your server OS? Our Advisory Board members say you're probably already overdue.
Having a proper system logging strategy can help you quickly identify problems and alert you of issues before they become critical.
Microsoft now offers two options with Hyper-V to isolate VMs on virtual networks. Do you know which option is better for your deployment?
So, you think you know your VMware products, but what about the new tools? Or the old products with new names? See if you have what it takes to crush this quiz.
DaaS is a great disaster recovery method, but why would you go to the trouble of setting up DaaS, only to stop short of actually doing it?
Virtual desktop environments aren't immune to viruses and malware, so it's important to have an antivirus tool and strategy in place before your deployment gets infected.
Where data center manager monsters creep lies the scariest, ugliest, darkest sight you've ever seen. Follow the stairs through our haunted data center -- if you dare.
Choose the right data center provider or facility now, and prevent costly errors and inadequate services later.
What goes into your data center chiller might be warmer than expected, as energy use reduction efforts threaten the capacity of CRAHs and other cooling systems.
It's important to design a strong private cloud network, but that doesn't promise high performance. How can cloud admins maintain high QoS?
The cloud computing world is constantly evolving, and customers must try to keep up. Old platforms are becoming dinosaurs, while agile and DevOps spark a fire.
The key to strong private cloud performance is to evaluate the network for current and future needs. How should admins prep for high-demand workloads and failover?