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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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Recommended Use of Resource Pools in Vmware vSphere DRS Clusters
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides six scenarios based on real world experiences implementing VMware resource pools, including instances when the resource pool fails with details of the results and recommendations for correcting the problem, as well as the results of implementation successes and best practices.
Posted: 12 Feb 2013 | Published: 12 Feb 2013

Global Knowledge

Network Intelligence for Physical Assets in a Virtualized Enterprise
sponsored by CommScope
WHITE PAPER: The physical layer – the foundation for your IT environment – is the only network component that has yet to be virtualized, but so much of virtualization's success relies on it. Learn more about the cabling requirements for virtualization and how network intelligence can be the secret to virtualization's success.
Posted: 04 Feb 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

CommScope

CW Special Report on Oracle
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: This special report, updated for 2012, gives an independent view of the challenges facing Oracle, its financial performance, the services it offers, its place in the IT market and its future strategy.
Posted: 01 Feb 2013 | Published: 01 Feb 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

Six Fairy Tales of VMware and Hyper-V Backup
sponsored by Unitrends
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization is a powerful technology- you just have to make sure that you understand not only the rewards but also the consequences of uninformed decisions. Access this helpful white paper which explores 6 myths surrounding VMware and Hyper-V. Make sure that you're not going down the wrong path with your virtualization project.
Posted: 04 Dec 2012 | Published: 04 Dec 2012

Unitrends

Eight Reasons to Use One Backup Solution for Virtual and Physical Machines
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Utilizing a single backup and recovery solution for all physical and virtual servers is an organizational best practice; access this exclusive resource to learn 8 reasons why it's better for organizations to have just one and the advantages of using a comprehensive, fully featured solution.
Posted: 12 Oct 2012 | Published: 12 Oct 2012

Symantec Corporation

CW+: Study: The economic benefits of cloud to business and the economy
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: This is a summary of the report on and results of an independent study to quantify the economicbenefits of cloud computing to business and to Europe’s five largest economies (in alphabetical order,France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK).
Posted: 27 Sep 2012 | Published: 06 Jan 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Virtual Machine Networking: Standards and Solutions
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Uncover details about the two main standards for virtual networking and discover why using them as complementary options can help you achieve virtual networking success.
Posted: 19 Oct 2012 | Published: 31 Aug 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Unified Data Center Fabric: Reduce Costs and Improve Flexibility
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how implementing a Unified Fabric can reduce costs and improve the alignment of data center assets to better fulfill business requirements.
Posted: 18 Oct 2012 | Published: 18 Oct 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

4 Steps to Private Cloud Success
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many IT professionals are overwhelmed by the process required to implement a private cloud. This white paper offers proven tips to help you effectively deploy and manage this technology so you can fully leverage its benefits.
Posted: 28 Sep 2012 | Published: 25 May 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Dell 2-2-1 Solutions: High-Availability Virtualization with Dell PowerEdge R410 Servers
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This configuration guide walks you through the critical activities that take place during a virtualization deployment and describes a recommended reference architecture that can help you achieve your desired results. Learn more about the key features of this technology and how to properly enable them in this essential resource.
Posted: 19 Sep 2012 | Published: 19 Sep 2012

Dell and Microsoft

Controlling data traffic and energy costs through consolidation
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive resource to learn how your business can develop a vPOD architecture to increase agility while dramatically reducing costs.
Posted: 10 Sep 2012 | Published: 10 Sep 2012

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Heading for convergence
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive source to learn how your business can increase efficiency in you data center using converged infrastructures.
Posted: 06 Sep 2012 | Published: 06 Sep 2012

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Symantec Backup Exec - Superior Protection for Virtual Environments
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This 1-page resource reveals how Symantec Backup Exec 2012 with V-Ray technology delivers superior backup and recovery for VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V as well as a host of features unmatched by competitive products. Read now to learn more.
Posted: 10 Aug 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

Symantec Corporation

Migrating from VMware to Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization
sponsored by DLT Solutions Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Implementing more than one virtualization platform can be a smart move for organizations seeking to maximize virtualization returns and lower TCO. This essential resource reveals the top reasons why businesses should consider migrating from VMware to an open source virtualization platform, and offers tips for how to accomplish the V2V migration.
Posted: 30 Jul 2012 | Published: 30 Jul 2012

DLT Solutions Red Hat

Key Elements of a Successful Disaster Recovery Strategy: Virtual and Physical
sponsored by Dell AppAssure Backup, Replication and Recovery Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to reduce your amount of at-risk data with a disaster recovery solution that offers these four key capabilities and four essential features.
Posted: 16 Jul 2012 | Published: 16 Jul 2012

Dell AppAssure Backup, Replication and Recovery Software

Doubling VM Density with HP 3PAR Storage
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the storage challenges that typically hamper the proper functioning of a virtual infrastructure and compromise VM density. Read now to learn more.
Posted: 13 Jul 2012 | Published: 09 Jul 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Zerto Hypervisor-Based Replication: A New Market Segment is Born
sponsored by Zerto
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents a virtual replication solution that protects virtual machines at the disk format file level, which prevents management and TCO challenges associated with array-based replication. Discover how your organization can take advantage of features like non-disruptive process, virtual protection groups and more.
Posted: 11 Jul 2012 | Published: 11 Jul 2012

Zerto

Vblock™ Fastpath Desktop Virtualization System at a glance
sponsored by VCE
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a solution for easier virtual desktop deployment. Discover a system that helps IT organizations to automated desktop and application management by enabling rapid deployment, reducing costs and improving security through centralization of the desktop environment.
Posted: 05 Jul 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

VCE

TeradiciAPEX™2800: Addressing the next VDI bottleneck
sponsored by Teradici Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about an advanced solution that can mitigate the IT management challenges that virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) can introduce.
Posted: 29 Jun 2012 | Published: 21 May 2013

Teradici Corporation

Make Group Policies Do More and Reach Further
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces the latest desktop management platform that can help expand the benefits of Group Policy and overcome its various deficiencies. Explore the advantages it can provide and review the advanced features it offers.
Posted: 25 Jun 2012 | Published: 20 Jun 2012

Dell Software

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure for Healthcare
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper showcases a virtual desktop infrastructure solution that can provide caregivers with quick and secure access to regulated patient information. Within, learn how your IT team can reduce the complexity of maintaining multiple applications across numerous workstations.
Posted: 25 Jun 2012 | Published: 25 Jun 2012

VMware

Solutions for Deploying Server Virtualization in Data Center Networks
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As server virtualization becomes increasingly widespread, many companies are becoming more and more aware of its implications on the network. This white paper explains how multi-tenancy and VM mobility create new challenges for the network and identifies new tools and techniques you can implement to overcome them.
Posted: 11 Jun 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Alternatives for Securing Virtual Environments: A Different Network Requires a Different Approach -- Extending Security to the Virtual World
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Virtual networks create a number of new security issues that physical defense strategies do not properly address. This white paper discusses the limitations of physical firewalls and highlights a security architecture designed with virtualization in mind.
Posted: 08 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

Juniper Networks, Inc.

4 Steps to Private Cloud Success
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many IT professionals are overwhelmed by the process required to implement a private cloud. This white paper offers proven tips to help you effectively deploy and manage this technology so you can fully leverage its benefits.
Posted: 25 May 2012 | Published: 25 May 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Microsoft MVP Expert Guide: Windows Server 2008 Backup for VM and Physical Servers
sponsored by Dell AppAssure Backup, Replication and Recovery Software
WHITE PAPER: Gain insight into backup for virtual machines and physical servers in this 10-tip guide.
Posted: 25 May 2012 | Published: 25 May 2012

Dell AppAssure Backup, Replication and Recovery Software
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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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