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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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Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and Real-World Application Performance
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Compare the performance of real enterprise workloads and applications such as SAP, Oracle database and IBM DB2 on Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) in this brief summary. Discover how you can leverage an open source virtualization platform to gain 96 percent or more bare metal performance.
Posted: 21 May 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Red Hat

Connectria's IBM AIX Cloud Hosting
sponsored by Connectria Hosting
WHITE PAPER: Learn how your organization can take full advantage of all the benefits of cloud computing. Inside, discover a cloud hosting solution that provides speed and agility to your business while allowing you to add workloads as it expands.
Posted: 18 May 2012 | Published: 17 May 2012

Connectria Hosting

Network Monitoring: You Need It Before You Need It
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: While network monitoring might not be at the top of your to-do list, it should be. Network monitoring is vital to implement before any problems occur, not after. Read now to learn why.
Posted: 04 May 2012 | Published: 30 Sep 2011

Dell Software

Intel IT Executive Insights: Intel IT’s Cloud Computing Strategy
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: When planning for cloud adoption, there are many factors you must consider. This white paper discusses the strategy one of your peers is utilizing for a successful cloud migration. Discover key components to consider during the move and gain insights on how to ensure a smooth transition.
Posted: 25 Apr 2012 | Published: 02 May 2011

Intel

Virtual Certainty: Best Practices for Gaining Monitoring Clarity in VMware Environments
sponsored by Nimsoft, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn best practices for monitoring virtual environments. Discover how to minimize challenges such as lack of visibility, inefficiency and complexity so you can stay enjoying all the benefits virtualization has to offer.
Posted: 05 Apr 2012 | Published: 05 Apr 2012

Nimsoft, Inc.

Quantum vmPRO Software: All-in-One Protection Solution for Virtual Machines
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to discover an integrated hardware/software solution designed to provide a complete data protection solution for your VMs. Included in this brief paper is an introduction to the features and benefits of this security solution.
Posted: 12 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Nov 2011

Quantum Corporation

Realize the Full Potential of Virtualized Java Applications: Oracle WebLogic Suite Virtualization Option and Oracle Assembly Builder
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes a new application management solution that makes running Java applications in a virtualized environment much easier and more practical, accelerating application grid and private cloud deployments without sacrificing performance
Posted: 12 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Apr 2010

Oracle Corporation

IBM PowerVM Virtualization Technology on IBM POWER7 Systems: A Comparison of PowerVM and VMware vSphere 4.1 update 1 Virtualization Performance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines tests of virtual machine consolidation ratios for IBM's Power Systems servers and blades.
Posted: 09 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Sep 2011

IBM

Implementing Automated Replication For Cost-Effective Disaster Recovery
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Gain workload mobility and recovery management across physical and virtual machines in heterogeneous environments with Dell AIM. Explore how Dell AIM simplifies the disaster recovery process and helps organization reach RTO and RPO targets by automating and validating storage management tasks.
Posted: 27 Feb 2012 | Published: 01 Jan 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Top 10 SAN Tips and Lessons Learned From Virtualization
sponsored by StarWind Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The key to ensuring success in virtual server environments is to keep up with the latest best practices and recommendations for utilizing SANs in a virtual data center. Featuring 10 tips for SAN management in virtual environments, this white paper has the information you need to keep your storage and your virtual servers running smoothly.
Posted: 22 Feb 2012 | Published: 22 Feb 2012

StarWind Software Inc.

KVM: Hypervisor Security You Can Depend On
sponsored by Red Hat & IBM
WHITE PAPER: Implementing secure virtual and cloud environments is a major concern for businesses. Discover how KVM hypervisors provide the security businesses need with features such mandatory access control and hardware-based isolation, and compare its performance against other general-purpose x86 hypervisors.
Posted: 20 Feb 2012 | Published: 17 Feb 2012

Red Hat & IBM

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0 on IBM System X – a Smarter Choice
sponsored by Red Hat & IBM
WHITE PAPER: Organizations stand to gain cost-savings of 40-75% from server consolidation and reduced data center space and power needs. Discover how a Red Hat and IBM partnership can help deliver enterprise-ready virtualization solutions that offer increased performance, scalability, security and manageability.
Posted: 17 Feb 2012 | Published: 17 Feb 2012

Red Hat & IBM

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0 Datasheet
sponsored by Red Hat & IBM
WHITE PAPER: Explore the full capabilities and features of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV), a complete, open-source virtualization management solution for server and desktop virtualization in this resource. Discover how RHEV builds on the powerful Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) hypervisor and the oVirt open virtualization management platform.
Posted: 17 Feb 2012 | Published: 17 Feb 2012

Red Hat & IBM

Taking the risk out of server consolidation and virt
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: If you’re looking to take the risk out of server consolidation and virtualization, you’re in luck.  A new platform allows you to evaluate where you should place each workload in your virtualized environment by comparing various consolidation scenarios. Read this resource to learn how this solution helps you make informed virtualization decisions.
Posted: 16 Feb 2012 | Published: 16 Feb 2012

CA Technologies.

The Evolution of Virtualized Desktops and Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by VCE
WHITE PAPER: Interest in centralized virtual desktop (CVD) has been steadily mounting in recent years, but underlying infrastructure complexity and high costs have prevented CVD from becoming more widespread. However, specialized solutions aimed at solving these core issues have begun to emerge. This paper discusses the benefits of CVD converged infrastructure.
Posted: 15 Feb 2012 | Published: 31 Aug 2011

VCE

The CIO Guide to Virtual Server Data Protection
sponsored by CommVault Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The cost and efficiency benefits of server virtualization are encouraging many organizations to virtualize most, if not their entire data center. Data backup and protection, however, continue to be a challenge in the virtual environment. Learn key questions every CIO should ask to ensure virtual server data protection success.
Posted: 27 Jan 2012 | Published: 27 Jan 2012

CommVault Systems, Inc.

IDC WP - Accelerating Converged Infrastructure with the FlexPod Datacenter Solution and the Support Alliance
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This IDC white paper explores one such technology - a data center solution designed to help organizations achieve timely, repeatable and consistent virtual deployments - and explores how it stands up against some of today's most pressing virtualization challenges. Also included are today's best practices regarding virtual environments.
Posted: 17 Jan 2012 | Published: 11 Jul 2011

NetApp

Cisco Unified Computing System: Meet the Challenges of Virtualization with Microsoft Hyper-V
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes a recommended approach to help you optimize your virtual infrastructure and position your business to take advantage of public and private cloud services.
Posted: 11 Jan 2012 | Published: 11 Jan 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco, NetApp and VMware Deliver Live Application Mobility Across Data Centers
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a new type of virtual solution designed specifically to improve maintenance, management and mobility in today's virtual infrastructures. By minimizing latency across long distances, this technology allows for the quick and efficient delivery of data and applications from one server to another - all with minimal downtime.
Posted: 05 Jan 2012 | Published: 05 Jan 2012

NetApp

A Comparison of PowerVM and x86-Based Virtualization Performance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Turning to virtualization can increase an organization’s IT performance. But finding the ideal consolidation solution can be tricky. Read the white paper, “A Comparison of PowerVM and VMware Virtualization Performance”. See how IBM Power7 and PowerVM outdo other x86-based platforms to achieve broader scalability and increased flexibility.
Posted: 04 Jan 2012 | Published: 14 Apr 2010

IBM

Best Practices for Migrating Linux/x86 Applications to IBM Power Systems
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Running your Linux workloads on inefficient x86-based server farms is complex and costly. But switching to a consolidated server solution can be difficult. Read the white paper to learn the best practices for migrating to Power System servers. You’ll also see how simple it is to leverage IBM’s offerings to maximize performance and cost savings.
Posted: 04 Jan 2012 | Published: 07 Oct 2011

IBM

Scaling Virtualized Data Centers with Cloud-Optimized Networks
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: This paper helps IT organizations in their planning for cloud computing by proposing a reference architecture with VMware software products and Brocade VCS technology.
Posted: 12 Dec 2011 | Published: 12 Dec 2011

Brocade

Integrating Physical and Virtual Networking – Virtualized Server Connect to the Data Center Fabric
sponsored by Enterasys
WHITE PAPER: Server virtualization has affected all facets of the data center – from servers to storage to the network. While the promise is a reduced capital investment, higher agility and lower operational expenses, the success of server virtualization depends on the integration of both the physical and the virtual network. This has its own set of challenges.
Posted: 22 Nov 2011 | Published: 21 Nov 2011

Enterasys

Case Study: Building Materials Company Virtualizes SAP Applications [Unified Computing]
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: When it came time to replace its blade servers, Pacific Coast Building Products, Inc. sought a new platform that would support growth. Read this case study to learn how Pacific Coast implemented a platform that simplified provisioning and management of their SAP applications in a virtualized environment.
Posted: 21 Nov 2011 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Cisco Systems, Inc.

What Is an Ethernet Fabric?
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: Compared to classic hierarchical Ethernet architectures, Ethernet fabrics provide the higher levels of performance, utilization, availability and simplicity required to meet the business needs of data centers today and into the future.
Posted: 15 Nov 2011 | Published: 31 Aug 2011

Brocade
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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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