Virtual infrastructure management News
June 14, 2017
Quest VROOM protects VMware and Hyper-V, and it provides DRaaS in Microsoft Azure. It's the vendor's first data protection product since Dell sold off the company.
April 13, 2017
Wavefront will add microservices support to the vRealize suite in an attempt to raise VMware’s profile in progressive IT shops.
December 19, 2016
Broadcom's $5.9 billion deal to buy Brocade and transactions involving hyper-converged vendors and cloud provider Rackspace highlight storage mergers and acquisitions in 2016.
November 11, 2015
SIOS iQ analytics software for VMware shared storage discovers interdependencies between applications, compute nodes, networking and storage.
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VMware Tools optimizes VMs within a vSphere infrastructure. Although it's typically bundled with ESXi hosts, you can also manually install VMware Tools via an ISO image. Continue Reading
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VMware plans to retire vCenter Server for Windows in favor of the vCenter Server Appliance with the next version of vSphere. That decision might cause more trouble than it's worth. Continue Reading
Elements of virtual disaster recovery are not available in the physical world and can make IT life easier. Is it time for your organization to go all-virtual? Continue Reading
Whether a volatile application runs on dedicated or multi-tenant hardware, management and automation technologies keep computing resource supply in step with demand. Continue Reading
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You can use VMware Storage Policy-Based Management to create custom VM storage policies and automatically apply these policies to any new VMs you provision in VVOLs and vSAN. Continue Reading
Beyond allocating the right amount of memory to each workload, virtualization administrators have the option of using various memory management techniques. Continue Reading
DR planning mistakes are easy to make. Avoid selecting a tool that doesn't meet your needs or that's overly complex, carefully consider the replication site and test frequently. Continue Reading
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It can be difficult to run an effective virtualized environment. Keeping it optimized and making good use of performance data are ongoing concerns for busy virtualization admins. This e-book series looks at best practices for getting the most out of a virtualization investment, with specific guidance offered on: capacity planning and virtual machine sizing; solving disk I/O and bottleneck troubles; and efficiently benchmarking and tracking performance. Continue Reading
Lab VMs can be an effective tool for testing out software in a safe environment. However, if configured incorrectly, lab VMs can pose serious risks to production environments. Continue Reading
Removing every potential failure point is usually prohibitively expensive. Instead, start by mapping potential failures and assessing business needs. Continue Reading