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3 Virtualization Predictions for 2015

Dan sees more infiltration of virtualization technologies into the enterprise in the coming year.

Defining 'Software-Defined' Environments

Is "software-defined" just a marketing catchphrase, or does it have real promise?

Storage Virtualization in the Cloud: A No-Brainer

Dan's excited about where the storage industry is headed.

Mirantis Offers Free Developer Edition of OpenStack

Dan says it's a clever play to lure developers to the open source cloud platform.

It's Godzilla vs. Rodan in 'Container Wars'

Dan analyzes the new fight brewing between Docker and its challengers, including the just-announced Rocket.

Application Troubleshooting Gets Harder

A survey showed that more than a third of companies rely on user notifications to alert them to trouble, instead of monitoring tools.

How to Create a Virtual SSD for vSphere 5.5 vFlash

Using a virtual solid-state drive can be a handy way to save time and money for certain vSphere tasks.

'Open Source' May Not Mean What You Think It Means

Although inconceivable to some, open source may be a weakness rather than a strength.

Alert Logic Cloud Defender

An intriguing product in a crowded field; but it doesn't replace a company doing its own due diligence.

5 Ways to Clear Out IOP Bottlenecks

A look at three explicit indicators and two manual tests you can perform to know if your multipath driver is causing problems to your array's capabilities.

Disaster Recovery With OneCloud

Backup to Amazon Web Services is good; but what if you use another cloud provider?

Free Training, Exam for Converged Infrastructure

James Brown tackles the VCE certification.

The Death of Virtual Machines? Not so Fast

Dan argues that containers are great, but not always the right choice.

Linux Distributors Are All Over the Cloud

Red Hat and SUSE fight to be King of the Hill for cloud services.

IBM Partners with SUSE and MariaDB to Expand Choice

Increasing compatibility and making upgrades less painful are keys to the strategy.

Splunk Enterprise 6.2: Diving into Operational Logs

Making sense of all that data.

CTERA: Companies Are Getting VDI Wrong

Does CTERA's answer get it right?

5 Tips for Working with the Scale Computing HC3 Hyperconvergence Appliance

Is this all-in-one virtualization box a good choice for an SMB?

APIs and the Art of the Lock-In

While they seem great at first, they might lead to a prison from which you can't escape.

vSphere Environment Reports on the Cheap

PowerCLI and vCheck combine for a powerful, inexpensive solution.

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