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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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Deriving Increased Business Value from Backup and Deduplication
sponsored by Veritas
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the design and implementation of one backup and deduplication technology that increases storage efficiency and enhances data management. Access now to uncover general best practices, deduplication use case recommendations, and more.
Posted: 27 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Veritas

8 Reasons to Rethink Virtualization in Your Datacenter
sponsored by Nutanix
WHITE PAPER: The time has come for virtualization to become integrated as a core feature into the rest of the infrastructure. Explore an infrastructure platform delivering enterprise-class storage, compute, and virtualization services for any app and learn eight benefits of integrating virtualization in your data center infrastructure.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Nutanix

The World’s #1 vRA/vCAC Alternative
sponsored by Embotics
WHITE PAPER: This data sheet explores a cloud management platform allowing delivery of IT-as-a-service (ITaaS) from a single console while continuously monitoring resources to optimize automation, deployment and configuration of IT services across cloud environments.
Posted: 14 Sep 2016 | Published: 14 Sep 2016

Embotics

Disaster Recovery as a Service
sponsored by Databarracks
WHITE PAPER: Disasters don't happen every day, so why pay for a DR solution that charges as if you are constantly recovering? Learn how outsourcing disaster recovery makes your environment safer and the process of maintaining it easier.
Posted: 14 Sep 2016 | Published: 14 Sep 2016

Databarracks

Virtualization Value: VMware vSphere vs. Free Hypervisors
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Investing in free hypervisors may seem like a budget no-brainer; however that up-front reduction ends up really costing you in the long run. Learn how to leverage 5 operational advantages of one virtualization platform, and compare its performance to that of free hypervisors.
Posted: 14 Sep 2016 | Published: 14 Sep 2016

VMware

Veeam Availability Suite and SAP on Oracle: Deployment Guide for VMware vSphere & Microsoft Hyper-V Environments
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, a global collection of experts share real world knowledge to show you how to achieve the highest levels of availability for SAP in today's data center.
Posted: 14 Sep 2016 | Published: 14 Sep 2016

Veeam Software

Choosing the Right Virtualization Platform to Meet Business Objectives
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Because virtualization tools are designed to take care of immediate needs, they often can't accommodate rapidly changing requirements. Discover how to leverage an adaptive virtualization platform to gain unmatched app support, scalability, and ease of use—without breaking your budget.
Posted: 14 Sep 2016 | Published: 14 Sep 2016

VMware

Evolve Your Cloud with Containers
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Without proper management of your container ecosystem, you will be missing out on key features that can further benefit your cloud environment. This white paper discusses one cloud network automation platform that easily manages and supports your container ecosystem. Access now to learn about the variety of features this platform provides.
Posted: 07 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Managing Software-Defined Networks
sponsored by Turbonomic
WHITE PAPER: Network-heavy workloads place considerable stress on today's virtualized and cloud data centers. SDN technologies aim to reduce the bottlenecks that can precipitate at the network layer in such environments. Access this whitepaper that explores the benefits of incorporating network topology and traffic-matrix information in VM placement decisions.
Posted: 31 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Turbonomic

Quantifying Business Benefits of NFV-Based Managed Enterprise Services
sponsored by Ciena
WHITE PAPER: Service providers are transforming their services and networks by using SDN and NFV. This white paper explains the benefits of the NFV-based managed enterprise services necessary to know for a successful transformation. Access now to learn about these benefits and a consulting service that can help build the business of a SDN and NFV network.
Posted: 31 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Ciena

How to Choose the Right Virtualization Platform for Your Business
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: As applications proliferate and data grows by leaps and bounds, virtualization is quickly becoming a business imperative. With such a large diversity of virtualization platform solutions, how can you make the best choice for your business? Access this brief for a walk through five questions that can help you evaluate your options.
Posted: 31 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

VMware

Protecting Critical Data in Virtual Environments
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: VMware and Hyper-V admins need to know their data is properly protected, but requirements vary widely, with some VMs managing little or no data and others hosting core business applications. Access this paper to automate data protection for all VM and server environments, and adjust protection as needed.
Posted: 25 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

Virtual Infrastructure Adoption and Service-Level Attainment
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: In today's virtualized environment, RTOs and RPOs of under 4 hours for critical applications is the norm. Access this white paper that highlights one advanced availability solution that can bolster your virtualized infrastructure to help you meet these requirements.
Posted: 22 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Veeam Software

Unlock the Full Performance of Your Servers with Parallel I/O Software
sponsored by DataCore Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about parallel I/O – a dynamic solution that harnesses available cores allowing execution of multiple threads of I/O simultaneously. Read on to learn how it works, why it matters and its best uses.
Posted: 04 Aug 2016 | Published: 04 Aug 2016

DataCore Software Corporation

Easy Collaboration and Version Control with Full GPU Performance and Data Security
sponsored by AMD
WHITE PAPER: Learn how VDI powered by hardware-based virtualized GPU technology empowers GPU-accelerated mobility and collaboration while simplifying version control, safeguarding sensitive data, and more.
Posted: 21 Jul 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

AMD

How to Do DevOps Without Leaving Legacy Behind
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: How can IT organizations successfully apply DevOps and Agile methodologies to legacy environments? Learn how to use automation tools that provide a wealth of advanced benefits. Access this white paper to discover how to successfully apply DevOps and Agile methodologies to tradition legacy environments and the benefits of doing so.
Posted: 18 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Red Hat

Trends in Server Virtualization
sponsored by arcserve
WHITE PAPER: While virtualization has its benefits such as reduced capital expenditure and operating expenses, it has downsides including server sprawl and risk of single point failure. So is virtualization really worth the fuss? Access this white paper to learn about more benefits and downsides of virtualization and recent advances made to solve these issues.
Posted: 07 Jul 2016 | Published: 06 Jul 2016

arcserve

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

FlexApp™ Integration with FlexCast Models from Citrix
sponsored by Liquidware Labs
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn how application layering can help you deliver tailored resources to meet each users' specific performance, security and flexibility needs from any place or device.
Posted: 02 Jun 2016 | Published: 20 May 2016

Liquidware Labs

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

Virtual Client Computing Software Vendor Assessment
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at the virtual client computing (VCC) market and evaluate each vendor's strengths and challenges, what characteristics to look at when evaluating client virtualization approaches and what four client virtualization software technologies comprise the VCC market.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

VMware

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

Canon U.S.A. Fully Automates VMOTION and Storage VMOTION with VMTurbo
sponsored by Turbonomic
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

Turbonomic

VMTurbo Enables Greater Performance for Large Virtual Environments
sponsored by Turbonomic
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

Turbonomic
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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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