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September 29, 2015
A new version of vSphere wasn't announced at VMworld, but the new technologies that were left users excited for the future
February 16, 2015
VMware's origin started with five employees and an idea to abstract hardware. Now the company is evolving faster thanks to a rapid succession of acquisitions.
May 09, 2013
VSphere experience is a must-have in job listings for VMware administrators, but vCloud and Hyper-V know-how are on hiring managers' wish lists too.
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Admins who use vSphere and VM templates can improve VM operations and increase data center efficiency through configuration and management best practices. Continue Reading
Managing a VMware environment can be complex, but a single mapping tool can smooth the process significantly by showing the relationships between objects. Continue Reading
VMware DRS (Distributed Resource Scheduler) is a utility that balances computing workloads with available resources in a virtualized environment. The utility is part of a virtualization suite called VMware Infrastructure 3. Continue Reading
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VMware ended general support for vSphere 6.0 in March 2020. If you still use this version of vSphere, you should know your options moving forward. Continue Reading
VMware Certified Instructor Rob Bastiaansen addresses the difference between VMware vSphere and vCenter, and where in the mix the ESXi hypervisor fits. Continue Reading
Microsoft recently released Windows Server 2019, so how do the features in this version of Hyper-V compare to VMware's virtualization platform? Continue Reading
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Designing a VMware environment requires you to consider many factors, such as storage, CPUs, security and VM density. A few tips can keep your design simple and elegant. Continue Reading
VMware Site Recovery Manager brings a number of benefits to the disaster recovery process. One of the lesser known roles of SRM is as a planning tool. Continue Reading
Quickly create and deploy VMs from templates using Packer or PowerCLI rather than doing so from scratch via installation media. This helpful how-to walks you through the steps. Continue Reading
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Harden your ESXi hosts against potential threats with AD integration and advanced settings modifications to keep your data center safer. Continue Reading
Learn how to configure VMware Workstation virtual networks, including connecting guest virtual machines to the Internet, use the Virtual Network Editor and more. Continue Reading
Virtualization improves hardware use, but the pendulum can swing the other way and result in an overallocation of resources. Here's how to maintain the balance. Continue Reading