November 21, 2017
AWS has added a new hypervisor behind the scenes, but customers likely won't see much of a direct impact on their cloud environment. Amazon this month began selling its C5 instance nearly a year ...
October 11, 2017
Comtrade Software improves the performance of its HYCU backup application that protects virtual machines running on hyper-converged vendor Nutanix's AHV hypervisor.
September 27, 2017
Dell EMC today enhanced its Nutanix-powered XC hyper-converged platform by adding data protection features for Microsoft Windows Hyper-V. The news, made during Microsoft Ignite, shows Dell EMC is ...
August 29, 2017
The growth of Dell EMC VxRail and other hyper-converged appliances is the result of a shift toward software-defined storage, according to the vendor's converged platforms boss.
Hypervisors Get Started
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LXD is an open source container management extension for Linux Containers (LXC). Continue Reading
There are many differences between OpenStack-supported hypervisors, but only some features are mandatory. Adopters need to review feature sets as part of their testing. Continue Reading
OpenStack supports many hypervisors -- Microsoft and VMware being the most popular -- but organizations should do compatibility tests to ensure their needs are fully met. Continue Reading
Evaluate Hypervisors Vendors & Products
Weigh the pros and cons of technologies, products and projects you are considering.
The hypervisor layer in HCI is becoming an expected feature, but it is important to know what role it plays and how it can affect the rest of the components. Continue Reading
VVOLs' low adoption rates lie in overhyped expectations and the risk-averse nature of enterprise IT. The problem it solves is still a pain point, however, so expect growth. Continue Reading
When creating the recipe for a successful VDI deployment, IT needs to include automated build processes, hypervisor clusters, golden VMs and more. Continue Reading
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2017 presented virtualization admins with the development of new technology and products. Read the year's best tips on how to compare functionalities, weigh costs and make investments. Continue Reading
It's critical to evaluate OpenStack hypervisor support to ensure private cloud integration. You should consider factors like maturity, security features and management options. Continue Reading
Libvirt provides essential functionality that eases hypervisor and VM management in Linux environments. Learn more about the configuration and use of this open source API. Continue Reading
Problem Solve Hypervisors Issues
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Enabling ESXi Autostart can save you time and effort when managing VMs. Learn how to configure Autostart VMs in VMware host settings to make patching hosts easier. Continue Reading
A hypervisor deployment can put the security of an organization at risk, but there are ways to make it secure. Expert Judith Myerson outlines how to make the process safer. Continue Reading
Performance problems can be caused by a number of things, including overprovisioning and poor vCPU selection and assignment to VMs. Use these strategies to correct mistakes. Continue Reading