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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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Build and Maintain Secondary Data Centers with DRaaS
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how cloud-based DR can overcome the limitations of traditional secondary sites by providing the necessary resources for failover operations – without any capital costs or the burden of designing, deploying and managing the DR site daily. Read on to examine an overview of a cloud-based DR solution.
Posted: 08 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Veeam Software

Introduction to Hyper-V High-Availability
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers best practices for optimizing clustered VMs with the help of Windows Server Failover Clustering that can enable continual service availability. Read on to learn how this technology can ensure your enterprise's management and monitoring systems are highly-available and automated.
Posted: 05 Feb 2016 | Published: 05 Feb 2016

Veeam Software

Azure VMs: The File Copy Predicament
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the different methods of maneuvering data with Azure VMs, as well as the challenges and limitations that accompany them. Read on to learn about a solution that offers a way to copy data in or out of your Azure VMs.
Posted: 02 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Veeam Software

Understand the Basics of Performance-Driven Licensing
sponsored by VMTurbo
WHITE PAPER: Access this e-book to learn five common virtualization scenarios that break compliance. You'll also discover tactics currently being used in attempt to maintain compliance and how performance-driven compliance offers a solution to control workloads performance while mitigating compliance risk.
Posted: 29 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

VMTurbo

Solving the Right Problem in the Data Center
sponsored by VMTurbo
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the limitations of traditional cloud and virtualization management. It outlines a new approach that enables IT to operate outside of the break-fix loop, preventing degradation in the environment before it starts.
Posted: 28 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

VMTurbo

Memory Management Fundamentals
sponsored by VMTurbo
WHITE PAPER: From memory over-commitment to memory swapping, this informative resource details the fundamentals of memory management including the key features and limits of each traditional technique. Read on to discover how to solve memory management challenges by looking at the data center and its dynamics.
Posted: 28 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

VMTurbo

Velostrata Use Case: Hybrid Disaster Recovery
sponsored by Velostrata
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces you to a solution that provides on-demand hybrid cloud for production workloads by streaming production workloads to and from the cloud, leaving the storage on-premises, and optimizing performance end-to-end. You'll also learn how this solution optimizes cloud disaster recovery.
Posted: 26 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Velostrata

Virtualized Data Risks: How to Assess, Protect and Recover From Data Loss
sponsored by Acronis
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details seven virtualization backup/data protection "must-haves". Download now to find out how you can keep your data safe in virtualized environments.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 May 2014

Acronis

Capacity Planning Fundamentals
sponsored by VMTurbo
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource discusses key guidelines for capacity planning in your organization. Download now to learn the steps to produce a plan and how virtual environments impact these steps.
Posted: 21 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

VMTurbo

Migrating Your Company's PCs: Best Practices and Tips
sponsored by Acronis
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides best practices and guidelines for ensuring your backup systems are prepared when migrating current, outdated PC fleet to new PCs, laptops, and tablets. Read on to learn how an efficient, reliable backup solution can allow you to migrate to new PCs smoothly and successfully.
Posted: 18 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Acronis

Comparing VMware Private Clouds
sponsored by Platform 9
WHITE PAPER: This white paper compares two private cloud approaches based on existing VMware infrastructure. Discover the primary differences, challenges, costs and more.
Posted: 03 Dec 2015 | Published: 03 Dec 2015

Platform 9

Cloud Strategies for Your VMware Infrastructure
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores cloud deployment strategies built on the foundation of your existing VMware technology to ease the transition to the cloud.
Posted: 12 Nov 2015 | Published: 12 Nov 2015

VMware

New VMware vSphere 6 Features
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: In the following white paper, take a look at the many new features coming to the table with VMware vSphere 6.
Posted: 20 Oct 2015 | Published: 20 Oct 2015

Global Knowledge

5 reasons your storage snapshots aren't working
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover five reasons why your storage snapshots aren't working and learn how you can overcome each of these issues with a backup tool.
Posted: 26 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Commvault

Your Checklist: Virtual Server Protection
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: This buyer's checklist outlines the key features to look for in a virtual server protection tool. Access now to learn how to find a tool that can protect your valuable corporate data, regardless of the infrastructure it resides in.
Posted: 25 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Commvault

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

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

How to Deliver Remote Access to Windows Apps
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This guide outlines a comprehensive technology that delivers Windows-based applications to remote users on any type of endpoints as well as to physical workspaces. Explore the five-layer solution architecture and discover how each of these layers work together to provide a secure environment for delivering applications.
Posted: 17 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Citrix

Readiness, Benefits, and Barriers: An SDN Progress Report
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This report gives you an inside look at how IT leaders in the United States feel about the rise of SDN.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 28 Nov 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Network Virtualization: 6 Best Practices for Overcoming Common Challenges
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll find the 6 best practices for breaking through network virtualization roadblocks.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 27 Mar 2015

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Features to Note in VMware vSphere Distributed Switches
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will cover the vDS architecture as well as an overview of many of the different features that are exclusive to the vSphere Distributed switch.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 27 Mar 2015

Global Knowledge

XenDesktop and Tintri VMstore
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide outlines how to create a new Citrix XenDesktop 7.1 environment from the start within an existing VMware vSphere 5.1 infrastructure backed by Tintri storage.
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Tintri

A Software Defined Data Center Approach for a "Zero Trust" Security Strategy
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about the security capabilities made possible by an SDDC approach and the VMware NSX network virtualization platform. You'll discover how the software defined data center can optimize security capabilities how the NSX platform delivers three levels of security in data centers.
Posted: 18 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

VMware

Platform provides insight into your infrastructure
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the challenges IT faces in pinpointing performance issues and how Tintri VMstore and Tintri Global Center deliver deep insight in to utilization and performance helping IT detect trends and enhance troubleshooting.
Posted: 18 Mar 2015 | Published: 18 Mar 2015

Tintri

Virtual Server Protection: A Buyer's Checklist
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: In this detailed checklist, explore the basic and advanced features you'll need in a virtual server protection solution to safeguard your corporate data.
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Commvault
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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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