Virtualization Infrastructure


Creating an iSCSI Target on FreeNAS

Tom follows up on his previous article about installing FreeNAS and using it to create an NFS share to back a VM, now creating an iSCSI target on FreeNAS and using that target as backing for a vSphere VM.

Google Cloud VMware Engine Debuts in 2 U.S. Regions

With VMware services already available on the AWS cloud and Microsoft Azure, the Google Cloud VMware Engine is now generally available in two U.S. regions, enabling users to migrate existing VMware-based applications to the GCP, no refactoring or rewriting required.

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Installing FreeNAS on a vSphere VM to Provide NFS Storage

FreeNAS is one one of the most popular software-defined storage products available and in this article Tom Fenton shows you how he installed it on a virtual machine to provide an NFS Share.

Passthrough an iGPU to a Virtual Machine

Tom walks through his experience trying to get a virtual machine to be able to use an integrated GPU, and then do the same thing with a Horizon desktop.

VMware Enables GPU Sharing for AI/ML Applications

VMware is leveraging technology gained from its acquisition of Bitfusion to allow for elastic infrastructure provision for artificial intelligence and machine learning applications, specifically the sharing of previously siloed graphics processing unit hardware acceleration computing power.

VMware on Dell EMC Optimized for Datacenters

VMware today announced the second-generation of its VMware on Dell EMC offering, optimizing the formerly edge-centric solution -- designed to provide a cloud experience on-premises -- for datacenter use cases.

Google Cloud Plays Catch Up to AWS and Azure with VMware Offering

VMware virtualization tech is springing up all over in the cloud computing space, with Google Cloud announcing a VMware offering just 10 days after Microsoft did the same for its Azure cloud.

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Virtualized GPUs Target Deep Learning Workloads on Kubernetes

Israel-based Run:AI, specializing in virtualizing artificial intelligence (AI) infrastructure, claimed an industry first in announcing a fractional GPU sharing system for deep learning workloads on Kubernetes.

Microsoft Announces Azure VMware Solution Preview

The long and winding road to run VMware virtualization tech on the Microsoft Azure cloud has taken a new turn with a preview of an updated Azure VMware Solution announced this week.

Running a Secure VM Using the iStorage diskAshur PRO2 Portable Hard Drive

Tom Fenton gives an overview of the iStorage diskAshur PRO2 portable hard drive and his attempt to store and run a virtual machine on it.

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Red Hat OpenStack Platform 16 Touts Continuous Community Innovation Stream

The new Red Hat OpenStack Platform 16 for cloud computing includes a refined long-life support lifecycle and a commitment to continually infuse open source community innovations via stream releases.

Working with Amazon EC2 Launch Templates

Amazon provides launch templates to simplify the creation of new EC2 instances, helping admins generate new instances that conform to pre-defined specifications. This reduces the bulk instance creation workload and also can be helpful if an admin needs to ensure that new instances are configured in a consistent way.

ControlUp Update Adds Native Integration with VMware Horizon

ControlUp announced version 8.1 of its flagship IT management and monitoring solution, which adds native integration with VMware Horizon and better scalability among other enhancements.

IBM Taps Cisco Tech for New Managed Private Cloud Service

IBM announced a new fully managed private cloud service based on Cisco's Unified Computing System (UCS), which combines datacenter server hardware, virtualization support, switching fabric, storage access and management software.

Now Ready for Production: Amazon Relational Database Service on VMware

Amazon Relational Database Service on VMware is now ready for production on the Amazon Web Services cloud, delivering AWS-managed relational databases in on-premises VMware environments.

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