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Making the Case for 'Must' Affinity Rules

Examining the differences between "must" and "should."

Is it Ever OK to Overcommit Host Memory?

Although it should be discouraged, there are times when it may have to be done.

Why Storage DRS May Not Be Available for a Virtual Disk

Avoid problems by knowing these situations.

Joining VMware Hosts to Active Directory Domains: Good Idea?

In most cases, the answer is yes.

Should You Use Hyperthreading with VMware?

The answer, as it so often is, is "it depends."

Quick Tip: Virtual Disk Encryption in vSphere 6.5

Knowing the difference between virtual disk encryption and virtual machine encryption can save you some heartburn.

Free and Easy Application Streaming

Here's an easy way to take application virtualization for a spin.

Virtual Server Backup Trouble

If your Virtual Server VM backups are failing, here are a few places to look for the cause.

Hey VM, What's Your Hypervisor?

Querying a VM's MAC address can help you determine its host hypervisor.

VM Placement: Does the Guest OS Matter?

Grouping VMs by OS and application on a physical host can improve memory performance.

Simplify Virtual Server Remote Management with VMRCplus

VMRCplus is a handy little tool from remotely managing MS Virtual Server and VMs.

VMworld Update: A Look at What's Ahead

Here's a snippet of the news coming out of this week's VMworld conference.

Diagnosing VHD Mount Errors

Here's how to troubleshoot VHD Mount failures.

DDon’t You Love ISOs?

(No, that's not a typo....)

Slim Down and Speed Up VMs with VM Optimizer

With this handy tool, your Windows VMs will be smaller and run faster than ever.

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