Software  >   Systems Software  >   Virtualization Software  >  

Virtual Machine

RSS Feed    Add to Google    Add to My Yahoo!
ALSO CALLED: Virtual Private Servers
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  … 
Definition continues below.
Virtual MachineWhite Papers (View All Report Types)
101 - 125 of 333 Matches Previous Page  | Next Page
Manage Risk & Achieve Better Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity with Virtualization
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how integrating virtualization and the cloud into disaster recovery and business continuity initiatives can improve those ventures.
Posted: 22 Jul 2013 | Published: 22 Jul 2013

VMware, Inc.

Expand Disaster Protection for All Your Applications with VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This short resource explores a virtual disaster recovery solution and discusses the benefits it can provide.
Posted: 22 Jul 2013 | Published: 22 Jul 2013

VMware, Inc.

Accelerate IT. Innovate with Cloud
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This resource overviews how to prepare for the cloud and the latest virtualization technologies that can help you achieve your cloud goals and transform your IT landscape.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 19 Jul 2013

VMware

Top 10 Advantages of the Hitachi Unified Storage VM All Flash System
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This two page white paper provides you with the top ten advantages of the Hitachi Unified Storage VM all flash system.
Posted: 12 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

5 Backup Features to Ensure Compliance
sponsored by APTARE
WHITE PAPER: In this brief resource, you will discover how a storage backup manager eliminates the complexity and manual labor associated with SOX auditing by automatically collecting backup data in real time and storing it in a central web-based repository where administrators and auditors can access, analyze and record the information.
Posted: 28 Jun 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

APTARE

Top 10 considerations for getting started with virtualization
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Whether you're well-invested or just getting started, check out this IT brief to review the top 10 considerations for effective virtualization.
Posted: 26 Jun 2013 | Published: 26 Jun 2013

VMware

Building a Home Lab for VMware vSphere 5.1
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper is not intended to be an in-depth review of how to install and configure vSphere 5.1, but rather an example scenario of a used and known implementation strategy that works.
Posted: 18 Jun 2013 | Published: 18 Jun 2013

Global Knowledge

Architecture and Core Capabilities of NetApp Clustered Data ONTAP 8.2
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This technical report provides an overview of NetApp® clustered Data ONTAP® 8.2, including basic components of the hardware and software architecture.
Posted: 12 Jun 2013 | Published: 12 Jun 2013

NetApp

Tech Tips: VMware vSphere with Operations Management
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This tech guide offers 10 tips for effectively utilizing operations management tools in your VMware environment for advanced health monitoring and performance analytics, enhanced capacity management and optimization and in-depth operations information and root cause analysis.
Posted: 10 May 2013 | Published: 10 May 2013

VMware

Assessing the TCO of Unified vs. Parallel Backup Solutions for Virtual Environments
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses what to look for in a virtualization protection solution and explores the features and benefits of both separate and unified solutions for protecting the virtual components of a modern infrastructure. Read on to discover the total cost of ownership of these two types of solutions and learn the ins and outs of each.
Posted: 07 May 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

Symantec Corporation

KVM Security in the Cloud: A Choice That Matters
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: The resource overviews KVM security and its use in virtualized, multi-tenant cloud scenarios. Examine how open source virtualization leverages SE Linux and its tight integration with Linux kernel to provide a secure computing environment for both end-users and service providers.
Posted: 06 May 2013 | Published: 06 May 2013

Global Knowledge

CW Special Report on HP
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: This 12 page special report from Computer Weekly gives you the facts on HP, its strategy, products and services and financial performance.
Posted: 23 Mar 2013 | Published: 22 Mar 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

VMware vSphere Essentials
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a review of essential information for IT administrators running VMware vSphere. Included are fundamentals concerning virtual machines, hypervisors, hosted solutions, and virtual hardware, as well as VMware solutions.
Posted: 12 Feb 2013 | Published: 12 Feb 2013

Global Knowledge

Baylor College of Medicine Ensures Integrity of Groundbreaking Scientific Research with VMware vFabric Hyperic
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: How did Baylor College of Medicine achieve comprehensive application monitoring, as well as reduce response time, increase speed of resolution, and improve virtualization performance? Read this case study to find out!
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

VMware, Inc.

The Software-Defined Data Center and the New Hitachi Unified Compute Platform
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents a new approach to data centre design and operations. Explore the details and advantages of this optimisation strategy and find out how it can help you solve management, complexity and reliability challenges within your infrastructure.
Posted: 15 Jul 2013 | Published: 15 Jul 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

What is Virtualization and how does it affect my Company?
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a detailed analysis into simplifying your server setup – putting all of your important business applications in one place with server virtualization. Find out what virtualization can do for your business.
Posted: 08 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2011

Dell, Inc.

What to Look For in a Data Protection Solution for Virtual Environments - Data Sheet
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This three page white paper provides you with four "must have" features to consider ensuring your backup and recovery solution provides the best data and system protection for any virtual environment.
Posted: 12 Jun 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

Symantec Corporation

Agent vs Agentless VM Backup and Recovery - Data Sheet
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This brief paper condenses the confusion of what a backup agent is or does with unbiased information so you can make the right choice for your environment. Check out each method now highlighting the pros and cons of each so you can make informed decisions without any distractions.
Posted: 11 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

Symantec Corporation

Dell Mobile Clinical Computing - AlwaysOn Point of Care
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This resource discusses why modernization of the point-of-care desktop has become an urgent health IT priority. Inside, learn how the right virtualization architecture can give caregivers the information access and protection that they need.
Posted: 11 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Dell and VMware

Plug Into the Cloud with SDN-based Enterprise Clouds
sponsored by NTT America, Inc., an NTT Communications company
WHITE PAPER: Discover how one organization is offering a consistent global cloud experience with the help of software-defined networking (SDN) technologies.
Posted: 16 May 2013 | Published: 20 Feb 2013

NTT America, Inc.,  an NTT Communications company

Service Virtualization and DevTest Cloud
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: For many dev teams, the greatest barriers to project success are out of their control - lack of availability, stability, or capacity of development and test environments. This resource explores how leveraging a cloud platform can help solve these constraints by creating virtual test environments and simulating unavailable or costly test components.
Posted: 15 May 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2011

CA Technologies

Virtualization of Video Infrastructure
sponsored by Vidyo, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As virtualization spreads users across the globe, organizations are seeking solutions to keep their users connected. View this white paper to learn how the virtualization of video is helping make these options more affordable and flexible for businesses today.
Posted: 07 May 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

Vidyo, Inc.

SanDisk FlashSoft for VMware vSphere
sponsored by SanDisk Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this brief white paper, you will get insight into an innovative SanDisk product that accelerates application performance in VMware guest machines.
Posted: 07 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

SanDisk Corporation

IT Checklist: 5 tips to achieve cloud, virtualization nirvana
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This e-book presents 5 essential tech tips for IT leaders preparing to take their first step toward a virtualized infrastructure.
Posted: 19 Apr 2013 | Published: 19 Apr 2013

VMware, Inc.

Cisco® ONE: Framework for the Internet of Everything
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Uncover how leveraging Cisco ONE can help service providers enjoy the benefits of tomorrow's network and software innovations, harness network value, increase business agility, and achieve greater operational efficiency than ever before.
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 | Published: 29 Mar 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.
101 - 125 of 333 Matches Previous Page    3 4 5 6 7 8    Next Page
 
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 … 
Virtual Machine definition sponsored by SearchServerVirtualization.com, powered by WhatIs.com an online computer dictionary

About TechTarget:

TechTarget provides enterprise IT professionals with the information they need to perform their jobs - from developing strategy, to making cost-effective IT purchase decisions and managing their organizations' IT projects - with its network of technology-specific Web sites, events and magazines

All Rights Reserved, Copyright 2000 - 2014, TechTarget | Read our Privacy Statement