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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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Software Defined Networking and Network Intelligence
sponsored by Citrix Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This valuable resource explains why the modern data center network falls short in meeting the requirements of cloud services, and investigates how software defined networking (SDN) has emerged as a cure for your networking woes.
Posted: 16 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Citrix Systems, Inc.

A Unified Approach to Physical, Virtual, and Cloud Data Protection
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper examines a data protection solution that's built for today's IT and can help you get back up and running after system downtime ASAP. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 10 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Dell, Inc.

The Software-Defined Datacenter: What It Means to the CIO
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This independent study takes a look at the immediate advantages of virtualization vs. longer-term concerns, and outlines what will be needed to prepare for the future of a software-defined datacenter.
Posted: 02 Oct 2013 | Published: 02 Oct 2012

VMware, Inc.

Dell Virtualization Solution for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 using PowerEdge R820
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the advantages of consolidating Microsoft SQL Server database application workloads to a virtualization environment, and introduces a server platform that can help you drive success.
Posted: 08 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

Dell and Microsoft

Hitachi Unified Compute Platform
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explores one market-leading integrated compute platform that can help you minimize interaction in terms of testing and technology integration, reduce overall complexity, streamline IT operations and much more.
Posted: 08 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Aug 2013

Hitachi Data Systems

Protect Data in VMware-Based Environments with IBM Tivoli Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource examines the challenges of traditional backup and storage approaches in virtual environments, and introduces a unified platform that enables your organization to meet these challenges and effectively store, analyze, manage, and protect data.
Posted: 07 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

IBM

Why Upgrade to NetBackup 5230 and 5030 Appliances?
sponsored by DLT Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource examines a modernized backup approach with expandable storage and end-to-end data protection for physical and virtual environments. Read on to discover more.
Posted: 07 Nov 2013 | Published: 07 Nov 2013

DLT Solutions

FlexPod Express - The Cure for Server Sprawl
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Small and medium-sized businesses everywhere are reporting symptoms of "server sprawl." This epidemic is characterized by an overabundance of underutilized servers and storage systems, often caused by running one application per server to protect against potential machine crashes. Read on to learn about a solution that can help.
Posted: 07 Nov 2013 | Published: 09 Oct 2013

NetApp

The Path to Private Cloud: 6 Things You Need to Know
sponsored by BlueCat
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource for 6 valuable lessons on virtualization and the cloud. Explore a more scalable IP address management (IPAM) solution that bridges the gap between your data center and private cloud by offering increased agility to meet current and future demands.
Posted: 06 Nov 2013 | Published: 06 Nov 2013

BlueCat

Symantec NetBackup Appliances: Key Factors in Modernizing Backup and Recovery
sponsored by DLT Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explores considerations to take into account when looking to modernize your backup and recovery initiatives. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 06 Nov 2013 | Published: 29 Mar 2013

DLT Solutions

VDI with Dell EqualLogic Hybrid Arrays: A Comparative Study with the Industry-leading SAN solution
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover state-of-the-art hybrid arrays that combine SSDs and traditional HDDs in the same chassis to cost-effectively ensure maximum VDI performance. Find out how this innovative approach stacks up against other VDI deployments
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

Dell, Inc.

Optimizing VDI data management with unified virtualized storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper explores how optimizing VDI helps simplify user data management and enables device – and location – independent data access. Find out how a unified virtualized storage technology helps boost IT flexibility.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Dell, Inc.

Sizing and Best Practices for Deploying VMware View 5.1 on VMware vSphere 5.0 U1 with Dell EqualLogic Storage
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive white paper presents the results of a series of storage I/O performance tests and provides storage sizing guidance and best practices based on those results for a VMware View based VDI solution.
Posted: 25 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

Dell, Inc.

Solution Brief: Optimizing Virtual Desktops with Dell EqualLogic unified storage and VMware Horizon View
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This brief whitepaper explores an approach designed to deliver significant benefits for VDI implementations. Find out you can ensure your VDI infrastructure is ready to deal with increased I/O demands.
Posted: 23 Oct 2013 | Published: 16 Sep 2013

Dell, Inc.

Astute ViSX Performance Storage Appliances Frequently Asked Questions
sponsored by Astute Networks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper showcases a new class of solutions to resolve existing and prevent future I/O performance problems associated with physical and virtual infrastructure. Discover complex questions about flash-based performance storage appliances and how they meet these challenges.
Posted: 23 Oct 2013 | Published: 23 Oct 2013

Astute Networks, Inc

Simplifying virtual desktop deployments with EqualLogic PS-M4110 blade storage arrays
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This short solution brief showcases innovative blade storage arrays that enable a fully virtualized architecture that integrates storage, servers and networking within one blade chassis.
Posted: 18 Oct 2013 | Published: 02 Sep 2013

Dell, Inc.

Unlocking the Power of Flash with the MCx-Enabled Next-Generation VNX
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Check out this informative paper to explore a unified storage solution that utilizes flash-based technologies to achieve higher performance, greater efficiency, enhanced metrics and much more. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 15 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Aug 2013

EMC Corporation

Dell AppAssure 5: Beyond backup
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource examines a backup and recovery software solution that's built for today's virtual IT. Read on to explore how this technology can help you, maximize your storage efficiency and footprint, improve system utilization and performance and keep business strategy and storage requirements continuously aligned.
Posted: 09 Oct 2013 | Published: 26 Sep 2012

Dell Software

AppAssure 5 The next generation of backup, replication and recovery software
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: IT environments are increasingly complex and need to have fast, reliable backup and recovery in one unified solution. Access this paper today to learn how to go beyond backup by establishing a new, highly automated standard for data protection.
Posted: 08 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Dell Software

Performance Analysis: Unified Backup: Virtual & Physical
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explores two backup and recovery solutions built for physical and virtual environments. Discover what each of them has to offer, how they stack up against each other and find out which one triumphs over the other. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 04 Oct 2013 | Published: 02 Jul 2012

Dell Software

Performance Analysis - Unified Virtual Infrastructure Backup
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explores two backup and recovery software solutions built for today's virtualized environments. Discover what each of them has to offer, how they stack up against each other and find out which one triumphs over the other. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 03 Oct 2013 | Published: 21 Aug 2013

Dell Software

Storage User Demand Study: Many Uses of Internal Storage
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explores this new generation of virtual storage and examines the current state of this emerging technology. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 27 Sep 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

EMC Corporation

Mapping Security for your Virtual Environment
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Access this brief white paper that addresses the concern over managing virtual environment security with an enterprise-ready system that provides full visibility of physical and virtual data center and simplified security policy management.
Posted: 25 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

IDC Technology Spotlight - Continuous Operations for Applications with Multiple Storage Array Access
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explores a distributed storage approach within your data center. Read on to discover how this technology can help you, minimize downtime with continuous operations, reduce application complexity and achieve higher storage utilization with increased availability.
Posted: 25 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

EMC Corporation

VMware vSphere 5.5 Data sheet
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper explores a leading virtualization platform for building cloud infrastructures. Find out how this virtualization platform accelerates the shift to cloud computing for existing data centers and how it reinforces compatible public cloud offerings, forming the foundation for the industry's only hybrid cloud model.
Posted: 20 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Dell 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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