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By Scott Feuless Get Started Jan 10, 2008

Virtual sprawl

Learn why virtual sprawl is a problem in virtual environments and how it happens in this expert response from Scott Feuless. Continue Reading


By Scott Robinson Problem Solve Aug 29, 2013

Combating SharePoint sprawl

SharePoint sprawl is a key reason why deployments go south. Combating sprawl and poor storage practices requires educating users. Continue Reading


By Mark Vaughn News Nov 18, 2010

Closing the VM sprawl floodgates

VM sprawl is the result of irresponsible server provisioning, so you need to implement stringent resource-allocation policies. Continue Reading


Get Started Dec 07, 2009

Virtual server sprawl study guide

Take this quiz to test your knowledge of virtual server sprawl, and get more resources on the causes of and solutions to VM sprawl. Continue Reading


By Chris Evans Feb 06, 2015

How to combat VM sprawl

VMs are easy to create, but when unmanaged they proliferate around your infrastructure. Here, we explain VM sprawl and how to combat it Continue Reading


Feb 26, 2007

Putting the brakes on virtual sprawl

Virtualization will help address rising data center costs and server tracking issues, but virtual sprawl is another dilemma altogether not to be overlooked. Continue Reading


By George Crump Problem Solve Jun 24, 2008

Preventing VM sprawl with archiving

Creating archives of idle virtual machines (VMs), curbs VM sprawl and use resources efficiently. This tip outlines the benefits and the two steps involved in archiving. Continue Reading


By Hilary Cotter Problem Solve Apr 18, 2006

Pitfalls of SQL Server sprawl

Get a thorough understanding of the SQL Server sprawl boom in this excerpt from Chapter 1 of our e-book, "Consolidate SQL Servers for availability, scalability and cost savings." Continue Reading


By Brien Posey Feb 10, 2015

Strategies for coping with and preventing VM sprawl

VM sprawl is a difficult problem to solve, but there are strategies administrators can use to help track down unneeded VMs and prevent further sprawl. Continue Reading


Problem Solve Dec 01, 2009

Five virtualization sprawl warning signs

Quickly provisioning virtual machines can create virtualization sprawl. Here are five VM sprawl warning signs that may signal bigger virtualization infrastructure problems. Continue Reading