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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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Risk-Free Storage for VDI
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: Learn how hybrid storage delivers VDI performance, integrated data protection, and instant backups and restores—all for dramatically lower cost.
Posted: 31 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Nimble Storage

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

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

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

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.

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
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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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