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In this podcast, we talk with Christian Mohn about the VMware Marvin speculation and what we're expecting to see at VMworld 2014.
You know what virtualized storage is, but software-defined storage, or SDS, has its advantages as well.
Shared virtual hard disks can make it a lot easier to create guest clusters in Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V.
Using vApps adds powerful features to an administrator's arsenal, such as determining a VM startup and shutdown order.
Vendors can reduce potential issues by packaging VMs into a virtual appliance for customers. Here's how to create and modify the resulting OVF file.
Here's how VMware's vCSA differs from its Windows-based counterpart -- and why it's the wave of the future.
Automating VDI image creation shrinks the margin of error, combats performance problems and eases image management. At a BriForum 2014 session this week, attendees learned how to automate golden images with the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit.
Sometimes the user profile management utilities that are built into your vendors' VDI product are enough. But if you have more advanced needs than allowing workers to personalize their desktops, you might need third-party tools.
Desktop and server virtualization are different beasts, and not knowing the difference can put your VDI deployment in hot water.
AWS CloudTrail is a Web service that keeps track of AWS API calls in your account and stores logs from multiple accounts and multiple regions in the same S3 bucket. Learn to turn on AWS CloudTrail and to find and read log files.
AWS storage services include Simple Storage Service, Elastic Block Storage, Glacier storage and DynamoDB. Here is a breakdown of each service's characteristics and what it provides based on application requirements.
Is AWS AutoScaling the best method for your enterprise workloads or is predictive scaling better? As with all system-level decisions, you need to understand load patterns and expected performance behavior to make the best decision.
Do you know where that Unix server's documentation is? How much the spare parts will cost? How to automate service delegation? The clock's ticking.
SSH connection inconveniences can make remote server management a pain. Here's what do when your SSH server frequently disconnects.
Even the best data center design drifts from its opening day to the present. Uptime shares its recommendations to map cooling power to today's IT load.
When it comes to the vital task of disk optimization, proper use of RAID and awareness of workloads can make the difference.
Microsoft will continue to blare its Azure cloud next week with several cloud storage announcements. Will users listen this time?
In July's Patch Tuesday update, Microsoft issued critical fixes for Internet Explorer and a lesser-known Windows program.
As distinct scenarios help make the case for organizations to move SOA projects to the cloud, some enterprises are seeking the guidance of cloud service brokers to ensure they get maximum value.
Using BPM tools to bridge systems together provides business context by baking in process intelligence.
Do you know the basics of the cloud and SOA? Find out with our seven-question quiz!
Wearable computing can gather data that gets crunched in real time with a device as small as a USB stick. But wearables are mostly single-purpose.
In devising and implementing a social CRM strategy, companies need to look within and make sure their company culture is set up for success before the first tweet is posted.
At George Street Photo & Video, President Michelle Mantel uses Salesforce to streamline formerly manual processes and make nuptials less stressful.