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Generation 1 and Generation 2 virtual machines are the two options for Windows Server 2012 R2. Generation 2 offers plenty of benefits but there are requirements and limitations that accompany it.
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.
Many IT administrators prefer the vSphere desktop client, but VMware is slowly phasing it out in favor of the vSphere Web Client.
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.
With VMware's CloudVolumes acquisition, admins can provide personalized virtual desktops without managing separate images for each user. Applications will work more like they do on mobile devices, too.
Microsoft VDI licensing costs can get really high when you're using Windows client OSes. DaaS providers deploy Windows Server OSes instead to help cut costs, and you can do the same thing on-prem.
After alienating some customers by removing several XenApp and XenDesktop features last year, Citrix will start to bring some back in version 7.6. The improvements were in the works before VMware stepped up its competition, the company said.
Amazon reps piqued attendees' interest at an AWS Roadshow this week when they detailed how Kinesis could be used to enhance the AWS billing process.
Enterprises moving to public cloud often seek the help of an experienced integration partner. But with more than 1,000 choices to filter through, do you know what to look for in an AWS partner?
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.
Data center equipment refreshes are expensive and time-consuming, but there are ways to ease the most arduous steps of the IT lifecycle -- and possibly even make a little money.
Remote KVMs represent both convenience and potential for disaster. A few simple security steps can prevent downed servers, whether from an intentional attack or a simple miscommunicated update.
Make sure you know what is significant about the mainframe. Take this quiz to find out what you should brush up on.
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.
At an Open Group event, an expert discussed how big data, mobile technologies, the cloud and IoT have transformed the way businesses operate.
Understanding the differences between cloud and SOA componentization, as well as potential issues that can arise, is key for success.
New features means there are also new threats that require Web developers and administrators to keep HTML5 security a top priority.
Is customer lifecycle management really just about iterations of contact with customers and prospects?
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.