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( Aug 14, 2014 )
Before you deploy a bare-metal hypervisor, you have to make sure you have met all of the requirements. One of the main requirements needed to make the deployment work is something not included in SCVMM.
Hyper-V Replica is included in Hyper-V 3.0 without any extra cost, but what do you need to use it? When is the right time to host your applications in Hyper-V Replica? These questions and more are answered right here.
Swap files enable features like memory overcommit, but they can also waste space on expensive solid-state drives. Find out how to reclaim some of that space without putting your systems at risk.
Cisco and VMware offer competing products to bring virtualization to the networking world, and each has a different way to implement the technology.
Using a network virtualization product such as VMware NSX can help administrators who want to be sure data won't leak from VMs.
VMware's network virtualization offering promises to speed up tasks that traditionally have slowed an enterprise from responding to immediate needs.
How do you arrange the ideal VDI contract? Shop around and pit vendors against each other; never pay full price; and if all else fails, convince the vendor to throw in products or services for free.
Hot desking is the practice of maintaining fewer desks or PCs than there are employees who need them. The model helps cut overhead costs, but it can cause productivity issues if there aren't enough workstations.
There's no magic formula or one-size-fits-all approach to figuring VDI ROI. Look at vendor calculators to see which costs they factor in, but do the calculations on your own.
David Linthicum reviews the tricks of the trade for AWS Auto Scaling that anyone building for scale in Amazon Web Services' public cloud platform should consider.
Amazon WorkSpaces alleviates much of the management headache and overhead of traditional desktops, but there are still five management tasks cloud admins need to handle.
To design a highly available public cloud in AWS, it's best to provision regionally -- placing applications in regions closest to end customers. Knowing which availability zone to choose is step one.
With sales sagging, legacy hardware suppliers are scurrying to form partnerships with a new generation of converged infrastructure vendors. But will these newly minted converged systems convince IT to open up the purse strings?
UPS sizing is hard, with confusing terminology and an ever-shifting IT load. If you get the calculations wrong, don't worry about a Michael Bay movie scene in the data center. Here's what to do when UPS is too wimpy or too beefy for the task.
A lot goes into the decision to use converged infrastructure. Some factors are subjective while others involve straightforward cost calculations.
Microsoft patched two publicly known vulnerabilities in the August Patch Tuesday update. The company also introduced plug-in whitelisting in IE.
It's possible that non-uniform access memory can affect how your Linux VMs run on Hyper-V, so learn about the conditions that could cause problems and what to do to fix them.
You won't be able to secure boot or use UEFI with SUSE VMs under Hyper-V because of certain support issues, so it's important to learn if your enterprise will be affected.
New features means there are also new threats that require Web developers and administrators to keep HTML5 security a top priority.
Prove your knowledge of the basics of Web services technology with our seven-question quiz!
It can be inferred that some of Amazon's success is from the API strategy CEO Jeff Bezos announced more than a decade ago.
In the era of multichannel retail, companies are struggling with customer data management, inventory fulfillment and more.
Native advertising is effective when it's up front about selling -- and packaged in good storytelling. But consumers can sense when it's disingenuous.
Sales and marketing platform Salesgenie looks to upgrade lead management and marketing capabilities, enabling users to customize email campaigns and contact prospects; and other CRM news.