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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 Total Economic Impact of VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Check out this informative paper to explore a DR solution that's built for today's virtualized IT. Find out the total economic impact of this market-leading DR management technology and discover how it can ensure simple and reliable disaster protection for all of your virtualized applications. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 11 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Dell and VMware

Best Practices for Streamlining Administration in Heterogeneous Virtualized Environments
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the nature of today's heterogeneous virtual infrastructures and explains why traditional management challenges are magnified in them. Find out why mixed virtual environments are becoming increasingly common and obtain best practices for meeting their unique performance requirements.
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CA Technologies.

The Complete Guide to Monitoring Virtualized Environments
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This e-book details the new complications that come with virtualization and offers seven best practices for handling them.
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 01 Aug 2013

CA Technologies.

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

EMC VSPEX Server Virtualization Solutions For Small and Medium Business
sponsored by OnX USA LLC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses a pre-validated and modular architecture and its key capabilities that enable complete virtualization.
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

OnX USA LLC

Nimble Storage for VMware View VDI
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores an adaptive storage system that can handle peak loads of disruption or activity as well as service the steady-state operations in a cost-effective and easily administered package.
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Nimble Storage

Tech Tips: VMware Horizon View
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource discusses how VMware Horizon View (formerly VMware View) can help IT pros address top mobility pain points. Discover how this tool enables you to easily virtualize end-user desktops so you can cut operational costs, boost security and meet mobile computing demands.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 | Published: 29 Jul 2013

VMware, Inc.

EMC VSPEX Server Virtualization Solutions For Mid-Market Businesses
sponsored by OnX USA LLC
WHITE PAPER: This short resource examines a complete, modular solution designed to accelerate your business' journey through all three phases of virtualization.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

OnX USA LLC

Tech Tips: VMware Horizon Mirage
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn all about VMware Horizon Mirage, a comprehensive image management solution that enables you to deliver updates to individual IT-managed layers seamlessly and simplify backup and desktop disaster recovery. Also, discover nine essential tips that can ensure deployment success.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 | Published: 29 Jul 2013

VMware, Inc.

Innovate to Drive Agility: Hp CloudSystem optimized for VMware
sponsored by HP and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization is a good starting point for alleviating common IT pain points, but cloud computing is what will give your organization the competitive edge it needs.  This white paper discusses a portfolio of tools designed to help you take full advantage of the cloud, without adding complexity or introducing new risks to your IT environment.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

HP and 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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