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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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The Software-Defined Datacenter: What It Means to the CIO
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This independent study takes a look at the immediate advantages of virtualization vs. longer-term concerns, and outlines what will be needed to prepare for the future of a software-defined datacenter.
Posted: 02 Oct 2013 | Published: 02 Oct 2012

VMware, Inc.

Backing up Big Data - Solving Backup Challenges in an Era of Big Data
sponsored by HP Autonomy
WHITE PAPER: Check out this informative paper to explore how to solve backup challenges in today's era of big data. Discover how to address these pain points and find out four things you need to know about big data's impact on backup and recovery. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 19 Sep 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

HP Autonomy

AppAssure 5 The next generation of backup, replication and recovery software
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: IT environments are increasingly complex and need to have fast, reliable backup and recovery in one unified solution. Access this paper today to learn how to go beyond backup by establishing a new, highly automated standard for data protection.
Posted: 08 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Dell Software

Performance Analysis: Unified Backup: Virtual & Physical
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explores two backup and recovery solutions built for physical and virtual environments. Discover what each of them has to offer, how they stack up against each other and find out which one triumphs over the other. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 04 Oct 2013 | Published: 02 Jul 2012

Dell Software

Performance Analysis - Unified Virtual Infrastructure Backup
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explores two backup and recovery software solutions built for today's virtualized environments. Discover what each of them has to offer, how they stack up against each other and find out which one triumphs over the other. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 03 Oct 2013 | Published: 21 Aug 2013

Dell Software

Storage User Demand Study: Many Uses of Internal Storage
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explores this new generation of virtual storage and examines the current state of this emerging technology. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 27 Sep 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

EMC Corporation

Mapping Security for your Virtual Environment
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Access this brief white paper that addresses the concern over managing virtual environment security with an enterprise-ready system that provides full visibility of physical and virtual data center and simplified security policy management.
Posted: 25 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

IDC Technology Spotlight - Continuous Operations for Applications with Multiple Storage Array Access
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explores a distributed storage approach within your data center. Read on to discover how this technology can help you, minimize downtime with continuous operations, reduce application complexity and achieve higher storage utilization with increased availability.
Posted: 25 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

EMC Corporation

VMware vSphere 5.5 Data sheet
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper explores a leading virtualization platform for building cloud infrastructures. Find out how this virtualization platform accelerates the shift to cloud computing for existing data centers and how it reinforces compatible public cloud offerings, forming the foundation for the industry's only hybrid cloud model.
Posted: 20 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Dell and VMware

Alleviate Data Center Pain Points That Come From Network Bottlenecks
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: This resource details a highly strategic product that is fit-for-purpose for today's connectivity requirements and future-ready for the evolving and emerging application-driven needs of tomorrow.
Posted: 11 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

Avaya

Hitachi Unified Storage Family
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Check out this informative paper to explore one leading vendor's unified storage solution that can infuse your overburdened data center with greater flexibility, investment protection and cost savings. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 06 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

Protecting applications and data in a virtual world with AppAssure
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Data protection in a virtual environment often requires strategies and tools different from those utilized in a physical infrastructure. Dell AppAssure provides holistic data protection for both physical and virtual environments, dramatically improving recovery time and recovery point objectives. Read the Brief
Posted: 04 Sep 2013 | Published: 04 Sep 2013

Dell Software

Dell Data Protection Point of View
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: When a system fails, IT is on the hook to restore data and applications immediately. However, statistics show it takes an average of 18.5 hours to recover data after an outage, and 50 percent of restores end in a loss of critical information. With downtime costs running approximately $5,600 per minute, the stakes are high. Read the White Paper
Posted: 03 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Dell Software

vCPU Sizing Considerations
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides you with the guidance you need to get vCPU sizing right. Discover CPU usage in virtual servers, things to know before you begin analyzing cVPU allocations, additional factors to keep in mind, and the vCPU sizing process.
Posted: 30 Aug 2013 | Published: 05 Jul 2013

Dell Software

Unified Backup: Virtual & Physical
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: In independent testing, researchers found Dell AppAssure offered advantages in ease-of-use and backup/recovery time. AppAssure's image-level backup technology can essentially eliminate the potential for data loss by creating closely spaced recovery points for mission-critical applications, such as Exchange, SQL and SharePoint. Read the Report
Posted: 29 Aug 2013 | Published: 03 Sep 2013

Dell Software

Deploying and Optimizing SQL Server for Virtual Machines
sponsored by SolarWinds, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will gain deeper insight into the four critical resource areas that impact database performance and reliability in a virtual machine.
Posted: 29 Aug 2013 | Published: 29 Aug 2013

SolarWinds, Inc.

Hyper-V® 2012 vs. vSphere™ 5.1 - Understanding the Differences
sponsored by SolarWinds, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In order to help vSphere administrators make the knowledge leap between VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V, this paper will outline the differences between the currently shipping products from both VMware and Microsoft: vSphere 5.1 and Hyper-V 2012. Discover key features in the products and be exposed to the feature details as that may exist.
Posted: 26 Aug 2013 | Published: 26 Aug 2013

SolarWinds, Inc.

Demystifying Deduplication for Backup with the Dell DR4000
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: A disruption in the availability of data can break business continuity. Any good impact analysis must consider how quickly data access can be restored and how recent the data must be. Tape backup is no longer effective for all scenarios, and disk-based backup presents challenges as well. Is data deduplication the answer? Read the White Paper
Posted: 23 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

Dell Software

ESG Lab Validation Report: Dell PowerVaultDL4000 Appliance
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: IT teams today are faced with swelling data volumes and expanding virtualization, both of which complicate the protection landscape and challenge your staff's resources. The DL4000 protects both physical and virtual servers, nearly eliminating backup windows and providing recovery assurance for data and applications. Read the Report
Posted: 23 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Dell Software

Oracle VM: Designing, Creating and Testing an Oracle VM 3.2 Environment
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: New to Oracle VM and not sure where to start? This technical whitepaper including best practices will walk you through the process of design, creation and test of Oracle VM.
Posted: 12 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Oracle Corporation

Oracle VM 3: Integrating Oracle VM into a Disaster Recovery Solution using SAN
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Check out this informative white paper to find out how to use your SAN to integrate Oracle VM into a multisite disaster recovery solution to combat the challenges of today's IT.
Posted: 09 Aug 2013 | Published: 28 Dec 2012

Oracle Corporation

Move To Application-Driven Virtualization for Real IT Savings
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Going beyond traditional server virtualization, Oracle VM's application driven virtualization approach not only provides the traditional server virtualization benefits of consolidation, reliability and flexibility but also delivers a unique integrated solution to addressing critical business needs.
Posted: 09 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2011

Oracle Corporation

Delivering on the Promise of SDN & Network Virtualization Today
sponsored by Netsocket
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores why legacy solutions to ongoing network challenges fall flat, and examines how software-defined networking (SDN) and network virtualization technologies can effectively address today's network pain points.
Posted: 07 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Netsocket

EMC VSPEX End User Computing Solutions With VMware vSphere and VMware View
sponsored by OnX USA LLC
WHITE PAPER: This short white paper explores a storage infrastructure that eliminates the planning and configuration burdens that are associated with adopting an end-user computing solution.
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 29 Jun 2012

OnX USA LLC

Top Reasons Why Customers Virtualize Their Servers With EMC VSPEX
sponsored by OnX USA LLC
WHITE PAPER: This short resource explores the top nine reasons to virtualize your servers on proven, best-in-class infrastructures to help reduce capital and operation expenses.
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Mar 2012

OnX USA LLC
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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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