vNews – April 2012Date: May 07, 2012
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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
Server power consumption can be readily controlled by hypervisors instead of the operating system once the host server is properly configured.
Constant refinements and upgrades can cause virtualization challenges -- such as VM sprawl -- but management tools can help smooth the process.
You may not be able to avoid a server fault, but you can mitigate its affect by distributing critical workloads across multiple physical servers.
More solid-state storage offerings came out of the woodwork this year, lending a hand to common VDI performance problems.
The line between DaaS and VDI is becoming more and more blurred going into 2014.
Whether your VDI implementation is based on Citrix or VMware, certain load-balancing techniques will keep performance on target.
Hybrid clouds let businesses keep some workloads at home and still capitalize on public cloud platforms. Here's how to get the best of both worlds.
SDN is evolving to ease anxieties caused by complicated network provisioning. Enterprises will be able to manage their networks more efficiently.
IT priorities and budgets have shifted toward software, cloud and automation to get the most from data centers in 2014.
The Platform as a Service market could heat up next year, but what is PaaS, exactly? And will it eventually be subsumed under other cloud categories?
Cloud projects don't always maximize the potential benefits -- even after a launch. These sure-fire ways take advantage of a cloud migration.
Free Visual Studio Online tools give Azure developers source-code control and application lifecycle management capabilities.