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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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5 Ways to Improve Hyper-V Backup
sponsored by Veritas
WHITE PAPER: 70% of enterprises that use VM-specific data protection tools want their entire global data protection consolidated into a single unified data protection platform. Hyper-V and VMware both aim to be that platform, but they need a little boost. Access this white paper to learn 5 ways that one platform is making the most of your backup platform.
Posted: 27 Apr 2017 | Published: 27 Apr 2017

Veritas

Customers Share Their Success With Red Hat Virtualization
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In this short resource, learn what five Red Hat Virtualization customers had to say about their experiences with this virtualization platform.
Posted: 21 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Aug 2017

Red Hat

Combine the Best of On-premise Virtualization with Public Cloud for High Performing IT
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper highlights the benefits of implementing a hybrid on premises/public cloud infrastructure model, and outlines expert recommendations for effective deployment. Read on to prevent VM sprawl in your current infrastructure, and prepare to merge with public cloud.
Posted: 20 Apr 2017 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

IBM

How to Get the Best from VMware Workloads with Hybrid Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to extend VMware workloads from on-premises environments to the cloud with on-demand bare metal and virtual servers—security and compliance intact. Read on to transition to hybrid cloud with minimal disruption, and maintain control of your apps.
Posted: 19 Apr 2017 | Published: 19 Apr 2017

IBM

Aligning the Network with Digital Transformation, Cloud, and Customer Engagement
sponsored by Windstream Communications
WHITE PAPER: This IDC white paper examines how digital transformation and cloud computing have necessitated a significant reassessment of the WAN. . It also considers how and why SD-WAN has arisen as a technological answer to that challenge.
Posted: 13 Apr 2017 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Windstream Communications

VM Optimization: Find the Balance
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how to optimize your VM environment. Inside, you will explore the 5 key areas of opportunity for capacity optimization to reach that ongoing balance your organization needs to right-size all of your VMs with the appropriate amount of CPU, memory and disk space.
Posted: 12 Apr 2017 | Published: 29 Dec 2016

Quest

Deliver Better Backup and Data Availability to Combat VM Sprawl
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: In order to combat data growth and VM sprawl, you need to rethink backup. In this white paper, learn about a virtual-based backup program that can enable future-proofing with easy scalability, lower ongoing backup costs, and more.
Posted: 11 Apr 2017 | Published: 11 Apr 2017

Veeam Software

Top 5 Tips to Accelerate your Hyper-V infrastructure Projects
sponsored by Starwind 5nine
WHITE PAPER: Looking to complete your Hyper-V infrastructure project under budget Read this webcast transcript as two virtual server experts highlight 5 methods of accelerating your Hyper-V infrastructure projects. You'll also gain security and compliance best practices for protecting your virtual workloads.
Posted: 11 Apr 2017 | Published: 11 Apr 2017

Starwind 5nine

Why Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Makes Sense for VDI Workloads
sponsored by Dell EMC
WHITE PAPER: As VDI becomes commonplace in the enterprise, IT organizations need new architectures to optimize VDI workload scalability. Download this expert white paper to deliver visibility, scalability and predictable costs as VDI implementation escalates by learning the essential features your HCI should encapsulate.
Posted: 11 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Dell EMC

Overcoming the Top Four Challenges for Virtualized Environments
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: Server virtualization has clear benefits, but no technology is without its problems. Access this report to learn about the four key challenges in any virtualized environment. You will understand why these challenges arise and how to solve them before they become problematic.
Posted: 10 Apr 2017 | Published: 29 Dec 2016

Quest

5 Reasons That Flash + VAS is Key to Enterprise Cloud
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores 5 ways flash and VM-aware storage (VAS) enhance your enterprise cloud strategy. Learn how the advanced software-based storage services of VAS simplifies and optimizes the deployment and management of storage infrastructure, and more.
Posted: 28 Mar 2017 | Published: 28 Mar 2017

Tintri

Performance Evaluation Criteria for Hyperconverged Infrastructure
sponsored by Nutanix
WHITE PAPER: 85% of IT pros surveyed currently use hyperconverged infrastructures (HCI) technology or plan to over the next 12 months. In this vendor-neutral Enterprise Strategy Group report, Senior Analyst Mike Leone explores why organizations are adopting HCI and gives you 3 key questions to evaluate HCI performance for yourself.
Posted: 21 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Nutanix

Deploying an Adaptable NFV Infrastructure
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Network functions virtualization (NFV) helps communications service providers take advantage of new market opportunities faster and more efficiently while cutting costs and preparing their infrastructure for the future. In this short white paper, learn how to deploy NFV and provide your organization with increased infrastructure performance.
Posted: 16 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Red Hat

5 Reasons That Flash and VAS are The Keys to Enterprise Cloud
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to discover 5 reasons why incorporating VM-aware storage (VAS) into your flash system can help you maximize the benefits of both public and private cloud environments.
Posted: 15 Mar 2017 | Published: 15 Mar 2017

Tintri

How Small and Medium Sized Data Centers can Ease Multi-System Management
sponsored by Paramount Software Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Today's data center architecture is built up of a variety of hardware and software working together, but when one part goes down, it can cause damage to your reputation and bottom line. Inside, read about a multi-vendor system. Learn how you can simplify and automate tasks to increase productivity, lower TCO, and more.
Posted: 14 Mar 2017 | Published: 14 Mar 2017

Paramount Software Solutions

Geek Guide: Cloud-Scale Automation
sponsored by Puppet
WHITE PAPER: 70% of organizations have at least one application running in the cloud. Small beans in the grand scheme of things...for now. This guide goes over cloud-scale automation and what your organization needs in its strategy to make sure your cloud infrastructure can match, even exceed, the performance of your on-premises infrastructure.
Posted: 09 Mar 2017 | Published: 09 Mar 2017

Puppet

Top 3 Reasons to Invest in Virtualization with Operations Management
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover the top three reasons digital enterprises invest in virtualization with integrated operations management. Additionally, read on to learn how to virtualize any app with confidence and gain efficiency with controlled automation, thereby laying the foundation for a software-defined data center.
Posted: 08 Mar 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

VMware, Inc.

A Software-Defined Path to Successful Digital Transformation
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to lay a solid foundation for virtualizing your infrastructure with an architecture that helps you get the best performance from your apps. Read on to take advantage of this virtual architecture's integrated intelligent operations management to improve availability and facilitate digital transformation.
Posted: 08 Mar 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

VMware, Inc.

Virtualization Platform Supports Both Traditional and Next-generation Apps
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Dive into this resource to support both traditional and next-generation apps via a robust, virtual infrastructure. Read on to universally support 3D graphics, desktop virtualization, big data, machine learning, in-memory, and cloud-native deployments, as well as traditional apps, regardless of where you run them.
Posted: 07 Mar 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

VMware, Inc.

Four Must-Haves for a Modern Virtualization Platform
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In order to succeed in the digital economy, learn how to enable your virtualization platform to simplify the customer experience, enable intelligent operations management, and more. Read on to address 4 fundamentals your virtualization architecture must encompass.
Posted: 06 Mar 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

VMware, Inc.

Get More from Hyperconvergence
sponsored by HPE and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: How do you keep pace in today's idea-driven economy while alleviating the strain on your IT? Hyperconvergence. This white paper displays the impact an enterprise-grade VM vending machine has on midsized businesses, enabling you to quickly deploy VMs, simplify IT operations, and reduce overall costs.
Posted: 01 Mar 2017 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

HPE and Intel®

Supercharge Your Networking Career
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: IT teams that rely on hardware-centric networks are struggling to keep up with the demands of today's business users. In this infographic, learn how you can supercharge your network and your career with network virtualization.
Posted: 21 Feb 2017 | Published: 29 Apr 2016

VMware

How to Compare Google Compute Engine & AWS EC2
sponsored by Logentries
WHITE PAPER: In this article, learn the similarities and differences between Google's Compute Engine and Amazon's EC2 to help you decide which provider to use.
Posted: 18 Jan 2017 | Published: 29 Jul 2016

Logentries

A Day in the Life of a Remote Worker
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Today's always-connected workforce demands instant access to critical apps, desktops, and data. Download this infographic to establish a seamless virtual app experience for your most remote workers, creating a unified, collaborative environment across all platforms and device types.
Posted: 20 Dec 2016 | Published: 20 Dec 2016

Citrix

VMware's Move To a Digital Workspace
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Workspace ONE, a digital workspace solution, claims it can give you access to any application from any type of device under automated and granular policy control. But is there truth to these digital promises? In this white paper, learn about VMware's own deployment of Workspace ONE and what benefits it provided them.
Posted: 01 Mar 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

VMware
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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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