Rick riffs on legacy apps, automation and storage for the new year.
Just because a site has just one server doesn't mean it can't -- or shouldn't -- be virtualized.
If you're using vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS), you'll eventually get to a point where you need to set some rules.
One thing that is a must for most organizations is to join the vCenter Server to Active Directory. A few words of advice to do this smoothly.
Some handy tips to save space and keep Hyper-V VMs from bogging down the rest of your systems.
What's so smart about SSDs? Plenty. Here's what you need to know when deploying them in your VMware virtualization practice.
It's always a good idea to make sure your hardware firmware and BIOS is updated prior to a major undertaking such as upgrading a server for hypervisor work. Besides, it's not that hard to do in the first place.
It's read-only, but it's a big enough boost in speed to matter.
We've come so far with this virtualized infrastructure in terms of everything else, so is the application the problem now?
Storage costs remain steady, but some new approaches for virtualizing storage are making it faster and more accessible.
When it comes to Hyper-V VMs, there are a lot of things set as default.
I find myself working within vSphere Web Client more these days, and using the product is growing on me.
In case you haven't heard, the messaging at VMware nowadays revolves around cloud computing.
You may want to implement a sub-cluster within a VMware DRS cluster for a number of reason.
All too often, organizations function without a Service Level Agreement (SLA) in the face of stringent expectations.
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