Storage Virtualization


Profile: VKernel and the Economics of Virtualization

One company aims to measure virtualization's effect on the bottom line.

Virtualizing Disaster Recovery

Virtualization can be a boon to business continuity and disaster recovery planning -- provided you understand the risks.

What I've Learned About Virtualization

If you're lucky enough to get the print version of Virtualization Review, keep it -- it's almost guaranteed to be a collectors' item. Virtualization technology changes so fast, that issue will be a true antique in just a few month's time.

New Things to Virtualize

Virtualization is like a Sears 144-piece toolset -- there's something for every job.

Appistry Launches Open Distribution Initiative

Appistry, a pioneering provider of grid-inspired application servers known as "fabrics," is reaching out to developers with a free version of its flagship product, a new open licensing model and a newly launched developer portal.

The Virtualization of Infrastructure Optimization

As companies virtualize physical servers and provision processor and memory resources to specific virtual machines delivering I/O to these VMs presents the next set of challenges. We examine these and look at two I/O solutions: InfiniBand and 10 GbE.

Sun-Microsoft Collab Results in Interop Center

Sun, Microsoft are working together to develop a set of guidelines for implementing Exchange Server 2007 on Sun server and storage hardware.

Backing Up Live Virtual Server VM Files

Here's how you can back up files inside running Virtual Server VMs.

VMware Moves to Automation

One of the great things about virtualization is that it makes it incredibly easy to add a new server -- or 10, or 100 new servers.

Study Highlights Use, Challenges, and Future of Virtualization

Although 54 percent of large enterprises around the globe rate management of their virtual server environment as a critical or high IT priority, fewer than half (45 percent) think their companies are doing it effectively, according to CA's global survey about virtualized environments released this week.

Study: Servers Lead Virtualization Pack

A global enterprise virtualization survey released today confirms that virtualization is becoming stronger and stronger in the enterprise, with server virtualization leading the wave.

IBM, Sun Make Ambitious 'Virtual' Announcements

Virtualization took center stage again last week, as both IBM and Sun unveiled ambitious new virtual offerings

Microsoft Reveals Its Virtualization Vision

VMware might be far out in front, but don't count Microsoft out.

Virtualization Hardware Watch: Rackable's New 4-Way Server, Platespin Virtualized Recovery Appliance

Last week Fremont, Calif.-based Rackable Systems announced the release of a new VMware-certified four-way server featuring dual- and quad-core Intel Xeon processors.

What's In Store for Storage 2008

Disaster recovery tends to become a focus during any period of economic uncertainty -- and 2008 will deliver uncertainty in spades if market pundits are correct.