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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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You Can’t Manage What You Can’t Measure: The Problem with Easy Virtual Environments
sponsored by StrataCloud
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper examines the possibility of easily deployed virtual environments causing problems due to tracking problems and machines that have only miniscule purposes. Access now and learn how to right-size your virtualization environment and avoid potential problems down the road.
Posted: 07 Jul 2015 | Published: 07 Jul 2015

StrataCloud

Top 5 Reasons to Deploy Desktops as a Service
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper covers the top five reasons to deploy virtual desktop infrastructure using a Desktop as a Service model.
Posted: 07 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

VMware

VDI storage platform meets performance demands of thousands of VMs
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a storage system that provides a simple to manage, cost-effective VDI storage platform that meets the performance demands of thousands of VMs. Inside you'll explore the reference architecture for this platform and see how it performed.
Posted: 02 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Tintri

VDI with Tintri in the Words of Our Customers
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to discover why organizations have chosen Tintri storage systems to support their virtualized environments. Learn about their experience with Tintri and how it's benefitting their VDI deployments.
Posted: 02 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Tintri

Disaster recovery platform addresses budget, time, and resources constraints
sponsored by Avnet
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a recovery-as-a-service platform that helps you fulfill the need to implement or supplement your organization's continuity plans while addressing budget, time, and resources constraints. Explore 7 tips to keep in mind for a successful setup of this service.
Posted: 02 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Avnet

Expand Your Horizon with Hosted Applications
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how to host applications effectively on VMware virtual desktops. Read on to answer your most important questions regarding implementation.
Posted: 01 Jul 2015 | Published: 01 Jul 2015

VMware

Upgrade to Hyper-Fast Performance with a Four-Socket Dell™ Poweredge™ Fx2 Solution
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how you can upgrade to hyper-fast performance with a four-socket Dell™ Poweredge™ FX2 solution.
Posted: 30 Jun 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

Dell, Inc.

Introduction to Desktop Virtualization for the IT Pro
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper acts as a basic guide to desktop virtualization, giving you all the information you need to begin implementing VDI in your organization.
Posted: 30 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

VMware

Implementing Desktop Virtualization, Step by Step
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the top‐four considerations IT personnel need to take before delving into a step‐by‐step desktop virutalization implementation plan. Continue reading to explore a 6-step implementation plan to take you from assessment to utilizing advanaced features and more.
Posted: 30 Jun 2015 | Published: 26 Jun 2013

VMware

Consolidating Older Database Servers onto Dell PowerEdge FX2
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a line of servers and storage blocks that can provide the data center with a significant performance and efficiency boost.
Posted: 29 Jun 2015 | Published: 29 Jun 2015

Dell, Inc.

Managing Hyper-V with PowerShell for the GUI-Bound Administrator
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: We'll explore the usage of Hyper-V specific cmdlets with the intent of ultimately being able to include multiple cmdlets in a "script" to allow for pushing one button and accomplishing the combined actions of many multiple mouse clicks in the GUI.
Posted: 29 Jun 2015 | Published: 05 Jun 2015

Global Knowledge

Australian University Improves I.T. Self-Service with Red Hat
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In order to improve the student experience at the University of Technology in Sydney, increase the ability of IT users to self-provision VMs, and reduce the IT burden, it deployed a Platform-as-a-Service offering. Read this white paper to learn about the offering.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2015

Red Hat

Simplifying Data Management With Virtual Storage Platform
sponsored by StorMagic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you how you can manage large collections of infrastructure resources – CPU, storage, and networking – from one platform.
Posted: 23 Jun 2015 | Published: 24 Mar 2015

StorMagic, Inc.

Accelerating VMware’s Virtual SAN With Micron SSDs
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the latest solution approved by VMware for VSAN deployments.
Posted: 22 Jun 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015

Micron Technology

Active Directory Backup and Recovery with Veeam
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the main components needed for successful recovery. Read on to find out what you should consider when backing up AD, recovery of a full virtual machine, and more.
Posted: 17 Jun 2015 | Published: 17 Jun 2015

Veeam Software

Virtual Machine Aware, Hybrid Flash, VDI Storage
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the application-aware architecture that provides a simple to manage, cost-effective VDI storage platform that meets the performance demands of hundreds of VMs. Read now and start providing predictable VDI performance sans complexity, for a consistent end-user experience.
Posted: 11 Jun 2015 | Published: 11 Jun 2015

Tintri

VMware EVO:RAIL FAQ: Filling in the Gaps
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: The following Q&A white paper asks and answers more than 30 of the most common question regarding VMware EVO: RAIL. Access now and uncover everything you need to know about this system, including what makes RAIL different from other infrastructure building blocks, what happens with licensing down the road, and much more.
Posted: 09 Jun 2015 | Published: 09 Jun 2015

VMware

Top Takeaways from Vmware VVOLs
sponsored by NexGen Storage
WHITE PAPER: In this e-guide, experts outline the five main lessons that can be taken away from the emergence of VVOLs.
Posted: 01 Jun 2015 | Published: 01 Jun 2015

NexGen Storage

Hertz - World leading car rental company usesVMware View to simplify infrastructure andimprove user experience
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how VMware can help you simplify your server and desktop environment through virtualization. Read now to find out how Hertz cut costs and improved compliance.
Posted: 28 May 2015 | Published: 28 May 2015

VMware

Case Study: Campus-Wide VDI Deployment
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how one university improved it virtual desktop infrastructure and boosted its efficiency.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 22 May 2015

Tintri

Modernizing VM Backups
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for the 10 most important reasons why you should switch your VM backup.
Posted: 14 May 2015 | Published: 14 May 2015

Veeam Software

Three Cost-Effective Virtual Server Best Practices
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover 3 best practices that show how a storage system can help you accelerate application performance, ensure continuous operations and simplify virtual machine management.
Posted: 11 May 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Hitachi Data Systems

Newest Data Center Dilemma: Security vs. Performance
sponsored by BitDefender
WHITE PAPER: This white paper elaborates on the security concerns of virtualized environments and why traditional security approaches don't work.
Posted: 27 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

BitDefender

Critical Factors to Endpoint Security
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Endpoints are the new security perimeter, and this means rethinking your endpoint security. This white paper will help you do so.
Posted: 24 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell and Microsoft

Remote and Branch Offices: Availability made easy with Veeam
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a number of requirements that remote and branch office environments have and how a line of products designed for availability enables an always-on business model.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Published: 21 Apr 2015

Veeam Software
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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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