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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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SDN and NFV in the WAN
sponsored by MASERGY
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides insights into SDN and NFV by answering questions like: What are they? What's driving them? How are they related to each other? And you will learn the value that SDN and NFV bring to the WAN.
Posted: 17 Oct 2016 | Published: 29 Jul 2016


The Essential Guide to VM-aware Storage (VAS)
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Originally limited to accelerating HDD enterprise arrays, flash has transformed the storage industry and led to the development of cost efficient all-flash arrays (AFA). This paper will investigate five critical considerations in choosing an AFA and how VM-aware flash changes the game in one big use case: optimizing your virtualization platform.
Posted: 14 Oct 2016 | Published: 14 Oct 2016


5 Ways to Cut Spending on Oracle Databases
sponsored by Snow Software
WHITE PAPER: This guide covers five cost-saving initiatives for Oracle products. Learn all of these initiatives and you can save up to 30% on your Oracle database licensing costs.
Posted: 11 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

Snow Software

Leveraging Modern Storage to Improve Availability
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the challenges of meeting the availability, recoverability and performance requirements of highly virtualized environments. In addition, learn a new innovative approach that can dramatically improve backup and recovery times while maintaining virtual machine performance.
Posted: 05 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Veeam Software

Moving to Self-Service Cloud Provisioning
sponsored by Embotics
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details all the benefits automation can provide your cloud and an easy-to-use platform that can automate provisioning and enable self-service IT across private, public, and hybrid cloud infrastructures.
Posted: 05 Oct 2016 | Published: 28 Sep 2016


Data Center Physical Realities in a Software-Defined And Virtualized World
sponsored by Raritan Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover five key aspects of IT that are inextricably tied to computing's physical realities, even as computing becomes more virtualized, software-defined, and cloud-based. You'll also learn three actions to take to address the physical realities of business in an increasingly tech-centric world.
Posted: 04 Oct 2016 | Published: 04 Oct 2016

Raritan Inc.

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


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


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


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

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


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


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


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

Streaming Cloud Deployments
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Cloud computing is now a mandatory strategy for global businesses but requires more dept. restructuring than any other technology/trend. So how can organizations seamlessly migrate workloads and create VMs in the cloud? Access this white paper to learn about a cloud network program that enables cost effective delivery of hybrid cloud services.
Posted: 19 Aug 2016 | Published: 19 Aug 2016


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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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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