Virtualization


What Every DBA Should Know about Managing Databases in a Consolidated, Virtualized IT Infrastructure

A look at the key challenges DBAs may face with virtualization, plus best practices to address them.

Q&A: The Next-Generation Data Center

What will the next-generation data center look like, what role will virtualization play, and what key issues must you deal with now to meet tomorrow’s challenges?

Application Monitoring in the Clouds

Business-driven processes for measuring and guaranteeing service levels in the cloud will help CIOs successfully transition to this new infrastructure.

Apps.gov to Add Storage, Virtualization, Web Hosting Services

Government agencies will soon have access to storage, virtualization, and Web hosting applications via Apps.gov, the General Service Administration's cloud-based storefront, government officials said yesterday.

Unisys' Updates to Libra, Dorado Lines Keep Mainframes Vibrant

Specialty engines and a new virtualization facility are keeping Unisys mainframes in the spotlight and customers interested.

Q&A: Addressing Desktop Virtualization Challenges

How to cut the cost of desktop virtualization

HP's Just Right IT Targets Neglected Market

Although efforts to reach the "neglected" or "untapped" mid-market shops are nothing new, HP's Just Right IT seems to have most of its ducks in a row.



Accelerating Desktop Virtualization Deployments

Given all the buzz about desktop virtualization, is the technology right for you? What's holding up adoption, and what should you know before you embrace the technology?

Backup/Recovery Best Practices for Virtualized Environments

Virtualization’s great promise may be compromised if virtual machines can't be easily recovered.

Getting Smarter about Storage (Part 1 of 3)

Our storage analyst, Jon Toigo, explores a model that, if fully realized, would be light years ahead of what your favorite hardware vendors call "smart storage" today.

Q&A: Avoiding VM Stall

What gets in the way of managing and controlling your virtual environment effectively, and what best practices can you use to avoid VM stall?

Microsoft Lays Out "Open Cloud" Vision

Microsoft used the occasion of the open source conference last month to advance its vision of an open cloud by breaking it down into four basic principles.

Securing Multi-Tenancy and Cloud Computing

How to ensure security is part of the cloud adoption strategy.

Q&A: Virtualization 2.0

Where virtualization is headed, and what problems (and solutions) lie ahead for IT.

Capacity Planning in a Virtual Environment: A New Approach for an Old Problem

More proactive capacity planning can get IT closer to a fully virtualized data center.

VMWare and Novell Ally for Virtualization

The VMWare-Novell pact looks like a coup for both companies.

F5 Networks Bolsters Virtual Server Management

Leading provider of application delivery networking devices announces integration with Microsoft System Center

Security Blindsided by Virtualization

When it comes to securing the increasingly virtualized systems of the 21st century, IT seems to be stuck in 20th-century mode.

Xangati Survey Reveals Operational Issues Slowing Server Virtualization Growth

Uncooperative application owners, low confidence in virtualization management tools cited for slow growth

Reports Confirm Virtualization's Growing Popularity

No one seems to know just how pervasive virtualization is, but everybody seems to agree that at some point -- perhaps very soon – it' will be ubiquitous.