Server Virtualization


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.

Docker Gets More Windows Love

Although not a full-fleged client, a new command-line interface may be a harbinger of things to come.

The Death of Virtual Machines? Not so Fast

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

The 7-Layer Virtualization Model

A deep dive into all forms of virtualization.

Microsoft Reintroduces Physical-to-Virtual Conversion of Virtual Machines

The third iteration of the Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter addresses customer concerns from P2V removal in version 2.

Explaining Virtualization to Your Mom in 5 Easy Steps

She may not get it, but you'll have a great time anyway.

Google Cuts Price of Cloud Computing

Microsoft did it just one week ago, and Amazon Web Services may be coming soon.

How to Configure EVO:RAIL Out of the Box

Is it easy to set up VMware's hyper-convergence appliance? James Brown finds out.

Platform9 Promises Management of Private Clouds

The company just received $4.5 million in funding.

An Expert's VMworld 2014 'Must Attend' Session List

James Brown details the sessions he's put on his schedule, and discusses why you might want to add some of them, too.

Unitrends UVB 8.0 Can Back Up, Restore vSphere, Hyper-V and XenServer

Formerly known as PHD Virtual Backup, it's the product of the Unitrend acquisition of PHD last year.

Fast Provisioning with VMware vCloud Suite

For one health care organization, fast provisioning of development environments translates to a serious competitive advantage.

As VMworld Looms, VMware Faces a Fight on Many Fronts

It might look like VMware is approaching solution sprawl, but there's some precision and orchestration among its breadth of offerings. Before you head to San Francisco and VMworld 2014, here's a look at the current state of datacenter solutions as VMware sees it.

Update for Veeam Management Pack Adds Support for Hyper-V

The release is integrated with System Center Operations Manager.

Rethinking IT, Part 3: Storage, Backup, Big Data Analysis and More

Microsoft's cloud platform has a lot to offer -- too much, in fact, to fit into one or two articles. This final part focuses on media management, disaster recovery and Active Directory.

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