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DEFINITION: A virtual machine (VM) is an environment, usually a program or operating system, which does not physically exist but is created within another environment. In this context, a VM is called a "guest" while the environment it runs within is called a "host." Virtual machines are often created to execute an instruction set different than that of the host environment. One host environment  … 
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Simplify the Move Into Hybrid Cloud
sponsored by Techdata/IBM
WHITE PAPER: Without proper information on hybrid cloud services, you could be choosing a service that barely benefits your business. Read this white paper for detailed information on hybrid cloud services, and how you can simplify the move to the hybrid cloud.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 02 May 2016

Techdata/IBM

Solve the Application Visibility Challenge
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: The challenge of establishing effective application visibility and control continues to grow as trends such as mobility, virtualization, and cloud computing alter datacenter and application architectures. Learn how to overcome these challenges and effectively trouble shoot performance problems and proactively avoid future ones.
Posted: 16 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Citrix

Bold Thinking is the New Norm with Network Virtualization
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Make sure your business is ready for all the new and emerging tech trends, by employing a virtualized network. This white paper outlines all the necessary features of converting your business to a virtualized network.
Posted: 16 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

VMware

Canon U.S.A. Fully Automates VMOTION and Storage VMOTION with VMTurbo
sponsored by VMTurbo
WHITE PAPER: Resource allocation is the key to succeeding in virtualized environments. Read this brief case study to learn how one company was able to implement a solution that automatically made intelligent adjustments, allowing them to expand their virtual footprint and control over a complex virtual environment.
Posted: 13 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

VMTurbo

Regaining Control Over Self-Service Provisioning
sponsored by Embotics
WHITE PAPER: If left unchecked, self-service provisioning environments can quickly become costly and difficult to manage. Download this white paper to discover the economics of self-service provisioning, and discover the steps it takes to regain control of your virtual environments.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 10 Jun 2016

Embotics

VMTurbo Enables Greater Performance for Large Virtual Environments
sponsored by VMTurbo
WHITE PAPER: To deliver the best possible application performance at scale, your virtual machines (VMs) need to properly allocate the available resources. Discover a VM solution that provides resource allocation to handle 30% more orders per minute and 23% better response times.
Posted: 09 Jun 2016 | Published: 09 Jun 2016

VMTurbo

FlexApp™ Integration with FlexCast Models from Citrix
sponsored by Liquidware Labs
WHITE PAPER: Explore the relationship between FlexApp and Citrix and discover the benefits of an application layering approach. You'll learn how you can reduce management overhead and the number of golden images.
Posted: 02 Jun 2016 | Published: 20 May 2016

Liquidware Labs

Virtualization Security: Know Your Options
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: Discover the top three options for delivering security to your virtual servers. Go in-depth on agent-based security, agentless security and light agent security to see which option fits your unique IT architecture.
Posted: 25 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Kaspersky Lab

Automation in a multi-cloud world: The key to agility
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: CMPs automation is a key factor in what separates the successful from the failures as it can dramatically speed up application delivery and timing is everything. This white paper highlights the benefits of CMPs and automation including maximizing hardware efficiency gains and accelerating infrastructure delivery. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 25 May 2016 | Published: 29 Apr 2016

VMware

Storage Efficiencies with Hyper-V at the Virtual and Physical Layer
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: Storage tools are important because of the efficiencies they offer, but if you're too afraid of the risks associated with them to fully explore their capabilities, then what good are they? Access this white paper now for an in-depth look at several powerful storage tools and learn how to mitigate their associated risks.
Posted: 24 May 2016 | Published: 24 May 2016

Veeam Software

IBM Data Protection for Virtual Environments
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Server virtualization can be quite beneficial, but it presents just as many challenges. Read on to learn about an independent research group's findings about how one major company's service sets about tackling these challenges to protect data for virtual environments.
Posted: 24 May 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

IBM

Why You Need Virtualization-Aware Storage
sponsored by Tegile
WHITE PAPER: Virtual infrastructure and storage have only been able to mesh at the most basic levels until now. Discover how virtualization-aware storage works, the benefits you'll realize and the top five reasons you can't afford to fall behind this technological curve.
Posted: 23 May 2016 | Published: 04 May 2016

Tegile

Peeking At the Future with Giant Monster Virtual Machines
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Compute power is increasing at an astonishing rate, but what are the upper limits of current technology? One project brought three industry leaders to find out. Learn about the findings and what this means for the future of virtual machines.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 27 Jan 2016

IBM

Worldwide Virtual Client Computing Software Vendor Assessment
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at the virtual client computing (VCC) market, including vendor strengths and challenges, and what characteristics to look at when evaluating client virtualization solutions.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

VMware

Think all Virtualization is Equal? Compare and Decide for Yourself
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this brief white paper, see for yourself why all virtualization platforms are not created equal and uncover a system that supports any application, ensures all SLAs and compliance requirements are met, and offers a future-proof path to the cloud. View now to learn more.
Posted: 25 Apr 2016 | Published: 25 Apr 2016

VMware, Inc.

Re-Evaluate Your Virtualized Environment and Gain a 20 to 40% Performance Increase
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this exclusive white paper, learn how business can improve their virtual environment performance metrics by 20 to 40% by adding robust management capabilities to their workloads.
Posted: 25 Apr 2016 | Published: 25 Apr 2016

VMware, Inc.

A Next-Generation Analytics Platform for Optimizing Critical Application Operations in Virtualized Environments
sponsored by SIOS Technology Corp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a next-generation IT analytics platform that is adaptable and scalable to meet the needs of IT departments in virtual environments. Access now and learn how this platform enables you to consolidate a variety of data sources into a single repository where it can apply advanced analytics.
Posted: 20 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

SIOS Technology Corp

Addressing Key Usability and Supportability Issues for ZENworks Suite
sponsored by MicroFocus
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a look at the added value and improved capabilities available for ZENworks Suite and how this support pack is specifically designed with the user in mind to overcome a number of former user pain points.
Posted: 30 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

MicroFocus

3 Things you can ONLY do with VM-aware Storage
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Discover in this white paper the top 3 things you can do with VM-aware storage—that commodity all-flash and hyperconverged cannot. Read on to enact proper visibility across your infrastructure mitigate performance problems, and simplify complex management.
Posted: 30 Mar 2016 | Published: 30 Mar 2016

Tintri

VDI Picture Book: The Three Most Complex (But Potentially Simple) VDI Management Tasks In Pictures
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how to accomplish three VDI management tasks by using conventional storage vs. storage for virtualized workloads. You'll learn how storage specifically built for virtual environments can help you eliminate major storage pains that hamper VDI.
Posted: 28 Mar 2016 | Published: 28 Mar 2016

Tintri

Top 7 Reasons Why Your VDI Needs The Right Storage
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the top seven reasons to deploy the right storage infrastructure as part of your VDI deployment. Download now and find out how storage systems specifically built for virtualized environments can optimize your VDI project.
Posted: 28 Mar 2016 | Published: 28 Mar 2016

Tintri

How All-Flash Has Created a Next-Generation VDI Resurgence
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a look at the evolution of end-user computing from the beginning of desktop virtualization technologies to today's VDI. Read on to find out how to architect a high-performance VDI environment and learn how all-flash systems play a major part in VDI deployments.
Posted: 11 Mar 2016 | Published: 11 Mar 2016

Pure Storage

How to Get 10x Better Performance, Scalability, and Efficiency for VM Backups
sponsored by Veritas
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a backup solution that supports and protects VMware environments by integrating with VADP. Learn how this solution can enable your enterprise to quickly backup large numbers of VMs with less processing power as well as simplify your hardware and software management.
Posted: 09 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

Veritas

The Pragmatic Path to Private Cloud Management
sponsored by Embotics
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a pragmatic path to private cloud that can help you overcome top cloud adoption barriers. Uncover the importance of adding virtualization management and cloud automation features, like: resource optimization, lifecycle management, and more.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Embotics

Top 10 Reasons to Choose Quantum DXi to Support Veeam Backup
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how a data protection product for virtual environments is teaming up with a data deduplication appliance to optimize data protection in virtual server environments and find out ten reasons customers should pair these two products together when deploying a virtual server data protection solution.
Posted: 19 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

Quantum Corporation
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VIRTUAL MACHINE DEFINITION (continued): …  can often run multiple VMs at once. Because VMs are separated from the physical resources they use, the host environment is often able to dynamically assign those resources among them.The phrase "virtual machine" is commonly used to describe Sun Microsystems' Java runtime environment, the Java Virtual Machine (JVM), in which Java-specific commands are interpreted. The JVM is a virtual machine in that it executes code compiled specifically for it – known as bytecode – and abstracts use of resources for this bytecode. The Java programming language does not rely on platform-specific … 
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