Virtualization Infrastructure


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.

5 Technologies I'll Be Looking into at NetApp Insight

At next month's user conference, Tom will be checking out what looks to be some very interesting sessions and presentations, focusing on: Kubernetes; HCI VDI with GPU Nodes; NVMe over Fabric; Data Fabric; and NetApp Ecosystem.

Oracle, VMware in Hybrid Cloud Partnership

In a move targeting enterprise hybrid cloud customers, Oracle and VMware are teaming up to enable organizations to run VMware Cloud Foundation on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

First Look: Hands-On with Windows Terminal

Tom Fenton goes under the hood of Windows Terminal (currently only available in Preview Mode).

VMware Workstation Gets Hyper-V Support

VMware is adding support for Microsoft's Hyper-V to its Workstation product, allowing it to tap other Microsoft technologies that depend on the Windows hypervisor.

Kubernetes Takes Center Stage at VMworld

All the best new product names and code names spoken during the VMworld kickoff keynote had to do with Kubernetes.

VMware Widens Availability of Microsoft Azure Service

VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger described plans to expand the VMware-Microsoft cloud offering during his VMworld 2019 keynote on Monday.

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CloudJumper Releases GA of Cloud Workspace Management Suite 5.3

CloudJumper announced the general availability of its Cloud Workspace Management Suite (CWMS) version 5.3 and demonstrated it publicly for the first time at Microsoft Inspire 2019.

A First Look at Azure Ultra SSD

Paul Schnackenburg examines the current storage options for Azure IaaS VMs, as well as the new offering, Ultra SSD, released in preview at Ignite 2018.

What You Missed at VMworld 2018 Europe

Barcelona included some eye-catching tech.

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