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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
Picking hardware with the right CPU features can improve server virtualization potential and boost critical VM performance.
There are many factors to consider when configuring a storage LUN to ensure it provides your VMs with the best possible performance.
Zombie VMs are real, but they don’t have to be as scary as they sound. With proper planning and the right tools you can prevent shambling hordes of wasteful servers.
DaaS has advantages, but don't discount cloud security concerns. Competitors, disgruntled employees and careless users can all put the data and desktops you host with DaaS providers at risk.
Application virtualization is a good way to deliver apps that don’t perform well in a local installations, but packaging and delivering virtual applications does come with some caveats.
DaaS providers tout hosted desktops as more efficient and secure than traditional VDI, but cloud security concerns persist. Companies looking to do DaaS have to trust their provider's staff and back-end security measures without first-hand insight.
With the LIO iSCSI target service, Linux shops have an affordable SAN option that ranks up there with expensive proprietary storage solutions.
COBOL might be one of the oldest programming languages, but that doesn't mean developers know all there is to know. We have expert insights on COBOL basics.
You can't depend on a building system to run the data center. Implement a BMS and a DCIM tool to monitor and predict system changes, tighten security and more.
A Xen hypervisor issue forced Amazon Web Services to reboot EC2, causing issues for customers. Are disruptions just part of the cloud package?
IBM joins forces with Microsoft to support the other’s cloud platforms with their respective enterprise apps. Whether the software gains can cover IBM’s hardware losses remains to be seen.
DIY is good for remodeling a house, but it might not be right for your enterprise. Answering five questions can prevent your cloud from a DIY disaster.