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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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IBM Active Cloud Engine - Effective Data-caching Solution
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This technical paper introduces IBM Scale Out Network Attached Storage and IBM Storwize 7000 Unified systems Active Cloud feature, and outlines the best practices for caching the golden images and sharing home directories across multi-site extended global data centers.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

Deciphering the Different Forms of Data Deduplication
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines a handful of forms of data deduplication, from inline to chunk-based,  and focuses on the certain technology embedded in Windows Server 2012 R2, plus the benefits it can bring to your environment.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 17 Apr 2014

Veeam Software

5 Steps for Improving Virtual Backup & Data Recovery in Large Enterprises
sponsored by PHD Virtual
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores both the benefits that virtualization brings to the backup and recovery space as well as the benefits, advantages and features that backup and recovery can bring to a large virtual environment.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 15 Apr 2014

PHD Virtual

Advanced Virtual and Cloud Management for VMware Environments and Beyond
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers a virtual and cloud management solution that can fix common pain points and prepare you for your future needs.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 10 Apr 2013

Red Hat

Where to Go Once Your Servers Are Virtualized
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper breaks down four options you can implement after you have fully virtualized your data center.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

Global Knowledge

Hyper-V Backup and Storage Best Practices
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: Check out this highly informative white paper to uncover a complete list of Hyper-V backup best practices – so you can rest easy knowing your virtual infrastructure is safe.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Veeam Software

Dell vWorkspace Datasheet
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This case study talks about how one organization was able to implement cost-effective desktop virtualization that enables mobility and BYOD with access to applications from anywhere on any device.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 06 Nov 2013

Dell, Inc.

Server Virtualization: Top 3 Things to Know Before you Start
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource details three things you must know before you virtualize your servers.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 25 Jul 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Comparing Performance And Cost: Dell Poweredge VRTX VS. A Legacy Hardware Environment
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: As business grows, server hardware must meet increasing demands. This whitepaper gives a comparison of the Dell Poweredge VRTX vs. a legacy hardware environment and shows statistics of the increased performance of the newer technology.
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Dell and VMware

Using VM Archiving to Solve VM Sprawl
sponsored by CommVault Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Virtual machine sprawl is quickly becoming an issue for environments. This white paper shows how VM archiving can overcome the challenges of out of control virtual growth.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 05 Mar 2014

CommVault Systems, Inc.

Backup Best Practices and Solution Selection Criteria
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This E-Guide higlights the trend of virtual machine deployment and focuses on the ways in which VM backup purchases can go wrong. It also offers ways to avoid those pitfalls.
Posted: 24 Feb 2014 | Published: 24 Feb 2014

Dell Software

What's New in VMware vSphere 5.1?
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource examines the new features in vSphere 5.1 that can help your organization to expand its virtual environment and reach optimal levels of efficiency and productivity.
Posted: 17 Feb 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Dell and VMware

Find the Best Virtual Backup Software for Your Virtualized Environment
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Check out this exclusive resource to find research that will help you understand what's new in the virtual backup market, evaluate potential vendors and products and determine which products are best for your business environment.
Posted: 05 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Symantec Corporation

Vendor Conquers Virtualization Challenges with Innovative Storage Architecture
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: In this rich white paper you will find quantitative validity to how one vendor is changing the game for storage management. Instead of tweaked storage performance, find out how this vendor has changed the way storage is integrated and used, and ultimately managed more efficiently.
Posted: 29 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Tintri

F5 Networks Removes VM Storage Bottlenecks and Reduces Waste with Tintri Vmstore
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: This concise white paper dives deep into a case study that answers your need for a VM storage solution that provides the performance you need with a small footprint.
Posted: 23 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Tintri

Buyer case study: Tintri Storage Solution Advances Test/Dev in Virtualized Datacenters
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Within this buyer case study one company found an exceptional storage platform for its dev/test and dev/ops infrastructure. The optimized virtual infrastructure platform helps to put organizations on a path of self-service infrastructure.
Posted: 23 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Tintri

Microsoft VSS: What Every Vmware Admin Needs to Know
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive white paper to find out how one industry-leading vendor created a backup solution capable of handling virtual machines.
Posted: 17 Jan 2014 | Published: 17 Jan 2014

Veeam Software

Dell Active Fabric Manager 1.5 Features
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this resourceful white paper to find out how Dell's management solution can help you automate the design and deployment of fabric for the next gen data center.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Dell, Inc.

Real-time visibility into your virtual data center
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discusses a real-time modeling system for virtualized IT environments that provides an operational view of IT services and the servers, hypervisors, VMs, middleware, databases, applications, and network links that enable them to work.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Virtualization Management in HP Server Automation 10.0
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Explore this game-changing white paper to discover how HP's latest server automation software is changing the face of virtualized environments.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Acronis Backup & Recovery® 11.5 Virtual Edition for Hyper-V®
sponsored by Acronis
WHITE PAPER: Check out this exclusive white paper to find out the ins and outs of Acronis Backup and Recovery 11.5 Virtual Edition for Hyper-V, and how it will provide top-notch protection for your Hyper-V environment.
Posted: 24 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Acronis

Unified Storage Comparison Guide
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This useful comparative guide will help you understand the current entry-level enterprise unified storage landscape. Read on to compare the benefits of different offerings, and find a solution that meets your current and future storage requirements.
Posted: 13 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Hitachi Data Systems

VMware View Business Process Desktop with EMC Avamar Deduplication Backup Software and System
sponsored by EMC & Arrow
WHITE PAPER: Check out this informative resource to find out the key features of a deduplication backup solution built for virtual environments.
Posted: 12 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

EMC & Arrow

HP's latest management solution will help conquer data center challenges
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at this exclusive resource to find out how HP's new approach to infrastructure management can help you save time and money when confronting data center challenges.
Posted: 05 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

HP and Intel

PHD Virtual is Changing the Game in Backup, Restore and Disaster Recovery
sponsored by PHD Virtual
WHITE PAPER: Check out this exclusive resource to find out about one vendor's three disaster recovery and backup solutions, specifically designed to support virtual machines and cloud-based environments.
Posted: 22 Jan 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

PHD Virtual
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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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