In-Depth Features


Addressing the State of VMware's Union

Breaking down virtualization's most powerful company, category by category, and assessing its competition.

vSphere 6.0 Account Management

The upgrades are aimed at tightening security.

Moving Your SQL Infrastructure to Microsoft Azure

Putting your databases in the public cloud might be scary, but the rewards are substantial. Here's how this fictional company does it.

10 Questions, 10 Answers with VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger

The head honcho dishes on his company's relationship with Microsoft, whether containers will overtake virtual machines, what attendees at VMworld 2015 can expect and more.

Disaster Recovery: Not Dead Yet

In the age of virtualization, many think high availability trumps disaster recovery. Think again: It's more necessary than ever.

Backup and Replication with vSphere 6.0

Licensing changes and feature upgrades close the competition gap.

The Storage Explosion Is Here

There's a dizzying selection of storage solutions out there. Which one is right for you? The answer will often be "more than one."

Hyper-V in the Real World

Microsoft's virtualization platform has matured into a solid, dependable workhorse. Here's a primer for getting the most out of it.

Designing vSphere Environments for High Availability

Of course disaster recovery is important for any datacenter; but it's even better to not have to recover from a disaster.

High Availability: Past, Present and Future

To understand what HA solutions best fit your environment, you need to understand their history and how they've evolved.

Real-Life Azure, Part 2: Branch Office Setup

Digging into Azure IaaS, migrating LOB systems and more.

Boxing, VVOLs And Replication

Is Using Virtual Volumes the equivalent of getting hit by Mike Tyson?

Real-Life Azure, Part 1: Setting Up the Environment

In this first installment on moving to a hybrid cloud, our fictional company decides on the cloud provider and creates the infrastructure.

External Applications with VMware Horizon Workspace and SAML

How to leverage Security Assertion Markup Language to pass authentication information to Salesforce.

LAG vs. LBT for vSwitch Uplinks in vSphere

Load balancing in the virtual world is often misunderstood. Learn the different methods and which one you should use in a given situation.

Storage: The Next Generation

Qumulo demonstrates its new file system, the heart of its software-defined-storage product.

5 Tips for Getting VMware Certified

There are wrong ways and right ways to prepare for your tests. Here are some of the right ways.

Hyper-V Sneak Peek: Windows Server vNext Edition

The Microsoft hypervisor gets a major makeover. See what's on the way.

Breaking Down VMware VSAN 6.0

How does the new, all-flash version compare with VSAN 5.5?

A Quick Peek into the VMware Integrated OpenStack

VMware has added a lot of value to the open source, private cloud platform.

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