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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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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

Maximize the Promise of Hyper-Convergence
sponsored by Maxta
WHITE PAPER: Functioning entirely in software, hyper-convergence leverages commodity components, addressing the gap between storage and virtualization constructs. Access now to learn about the evolution of the datacenter and a hyper-convergence solution developed to address the challenges faced by the modern IT administrator.
Posted: 20 Jul 2016 | Published: 12 Jan 2016

Maxta

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? By using an automation tool that provides a wealth of advanced benefits. Access this white paper that details one tool that is the simplest way to automate your IT.
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

6 Facts about HA Protection in VM Environments That Can Save You Money
sponsored by SIOS Technology Corp
WHITE PAPER: Because business critical apps need high availability (HA) and disaster recovery protection, the move to a virtual environment can mean adding cost and complexity. Explore some of these challenges and discover six key facts you should know about HA protection in virtual environments that can save you money.
Posted: 01 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

SIOS Technology Corp

High Availability for SQL Server in Virtual Machine Environments While Maximizing IT Flexibility
sponsored by SIOS Technology Corp
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at the limitations of shared storage clusters in VM environments and find out how to provide high availability protection for SQL Servers without RDM or the limitations RDM imposes by using SANless clusters. You'll learn how SANless clusters compare to traditional clusters for protecting SQL Server clusters running on virtual servers.
Posted: 01 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

SIOS Technology Corp

Snapshots Without Penalty: How Maxta Beats VSAN Snapshots
sponsored by Maxta
WHITE PAPER: Keeping RTOs short and virtual retrieval efficient, data services at the VM level allows system administrators to tailor their data protection levels to the requirements of individual workloads. Access this quick brief to discover the benefits of implementing a VM system and what separates the better from the best virtual machines.
Posted: 29 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Maxta

State of Network Function Virtualization (NFV)
sponsored by Accelerated Concepts
WHITE PAPER: Find out how a network function virtualization (NFV) appliance takes the action of a single device and converting it to a virtual machine to simplify your networks decision making process. You'll also learn how to select and NFV vendor, other functions you can run besides networking, and more.
Posted: 28 Jun 2016 | Published: 28 Jun 2016

Accelerated Concepts

Simplify the Move Into Hybrid Cloud
sponsored by Techdata/IBM
WHITE PAPER: Without proper information on hybrid cloud services, you could be choosing a service that barely benefits your business. Read this white paper for detailed information on hybrid cloud services, and how you can simplify the move to the hybrid cloud.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 02 May 2016

Techdata/IBM

Solve the Application Visibility Challenge
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: The challenge of establishing effective application visibility and control continues to grow as trends such as mobility, virtualization, and cloud computing alter datacenter and application architectures. Learn how to overcome these challenges and effectively trouble shoot performance problems and proactively avoid future ones.
Posted: 16 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Citrix

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

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

VMTurbo Enables Greater Performance for Large Virtual Environments
sponsored by VMTurbo
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

VMTurbo

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

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

VMware

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

IBM Data Protection for Virtual Environments
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Server virtualization can be quite beneficial, but it presents just as many challenges. Read on to learn about an independent research group's findings about how one major company's service sets about tackling these challenges to protect data for virtual environments.
Posted: 24 May 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

IBM

Why You Need Virtualization-Aware Storage
sponsored by Tegile
WHITE PAPER: Virtual infrastructure and storage have only been able to mesh at the most basic levels until now. Discover how virtualization-aware storage works, the benefits you'll realize and the top five reasons you can't afford to fall behind this technological curve.
Posted: 23 May 2016 | Published: 04 May 2016

Tegile

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

A Next-Generation Analytics Platform for Optimizing Critical Application Operations in Virtualized Environments
sponsored by SIOS Technology Corp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a next-generation IT analytics platform that is adaptable and scalable to meet the needs of IT departments in virtual environments. Access now and learn how this platform enables you to consolidate a variety of data sources into a single repository where it can apply advanced analytics.
Posted: 20 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

SIOS Technology Corp

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

Top 7 Reasons Why Your VDI Needs The Right Storage
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the top seven reasons to deploy the right storage infrastructure as part of your VDI deployment. Download now and find out how storage systems specifically built for virtualized environments can optimize your VDI project.
Posted: 28 Mar 2016 | Published: 28 Mar 2016

Tintri

How All-Flash Has Created a Next-Generation VDI Resurgence
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a look at the evolution of end-user computing from the beginning of desktop virtualization technologies to today's VDI. Read on to find out how to architect a high-performance VDI environment and learn how all-flash systems play a major part in VDI deployments.
Posted: 11 Mar 2016 | Published: 11 Mar 2016

Pure Storage

How to Get 10x Better Performance, Scalability, and Efficiency for VM Backups
sponsored by Veritas
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a backup solution that supports and protects VMware environments by integrating with VADP. Learn how this solution can enable your enterprise to quickly backup large numbers of VMs with less processing power as well as simplify your hardware and software management.
Posted: 09 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

Veritas
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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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