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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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Easy Collaboration and Version Control with Full GPU Performance and Data Security
sponsored by AMD
WHITE PAPER: Learn how VDI powered by hardware-based virtualized GPU technology empowers GPU-accelerated mobility and collaboration while simplifying version control, safeguarding sensitive data, and more.
Posted: 21 Jul 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

AMD

Maximize the Promise of Hyper-Convergence
sponsored by Maxta
WHITE PAPER: Functioning entirely in software, hyper-convergence leverages commodity components, addressing the gap between storage and virtualization constructs. Access now to learn about the evolution of the datacenter and a hyper-convergence solution developed to address the challenges faced by the modern IT administrator.
Posted: 20 Jul 2016 | Published: 12 Jan 2016

Maxta

How to Do DevOps Without Leaving Legacy Behind
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: How can IT organizations successfully apply DevOps and Agile methodologies to legacy environments? By using an automation tool that provides a wealth of advanced benefits. Access this white paper that details one tool that is the simplest way to automate your IT.
Posted: 18 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Red Hat

How Do Hyper-Converged Systems Change Storage Provisioning for VMs?
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EGUIDE: Learn how hyper-converged systems change storage provisioning for VMs.
Posted: 14 Jul 2016 | Published: 14 Jul 2016

Dell, Inc.

Data Backup From A Disaster Recovery Perspective And Its Top Modern Day Challenges
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: In this compelling eGuide, Brien Posey explores how backing up volumes of data impacts the data protection process. Read on to hear him discuss data backup strategy for disaster recovery (DR) and the convergence of backup and DR technologies.
Posted: 13 Jul 2016 | Published: 11 Jul 2016

Pure Storage

Lightning-Fast Virtual System Recovery
sponsored by arcserve
WEBCAST: Discover a unified data protection solution with instant, efficient virtual machine recovery and migration capabilities and watch a demonstration on how this solution works. Explore how this virtual system backup can provide your enterprise with improvements in RPO, RTO, database performance, and more.
Posted: 12 Jul 2016 | Premiered: May 20, 2016

arcserve

Trends in Server Virtualization
sponsored by arcserve
WHITE PAPER: While virtualization has its benefits such as reduced capital expenditure and operating expenses, it has downsides including server sprawl and risk of single point failure. So is virtualization really worth the fuss? Access this white paper to learn about more benefits and downsides of virtualization and recent advances made to solve these issues.
Posted: 07 Jul 2016 | Published: 06 Jul 2016

arcserve

6 Facts about HA Protection in VM Environments That Can Save You Money
sponsored by SIOS Technology Corp
WHITE PAPER: Because business critical apps need high availability (HA) and disaster recovery protection, the move to a virtual environment can mean adding cost and complexity. Explore some of these challenges and discover six key facts you should know about HA protection in virtual environments that can save you money.
Posted: 01 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

SIOS Technology Corp

High Availability for SQL Server in Virtual Machine Environments While Maximizing IT Flexibility
sponsored by SIOS Technology Corp
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at the limitations of shared storage clusters in VM environments and find out how to provide high availability protection for SQL Servers without RDM or the limitations RDM imposes by using SANless clusters. You'll learn how SANless clusters compare to traditional clusters for protecting SQL Server clusters running on virtual servers.
Posted: 01 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

SIOS Technology Corp

Snapshots Without Penalty: How Maxta Beats VSAN Snapshots
sponsored by Maxta
WHITE PAPER: Keeping RTOs short and virtual retrieval efficient, data services at the VM level allows system administrators to tailor their data protection levels to the requirements of individual workloads. Access this quick brief to discover the benefits of implementing a VM system and what separates the better from the best virtual machines.
Posted: 29 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Maxta

State of Network Function Virtualization (NFV)
sponsored by Accelerated Concepts
WHITE PAPER: Find out how a network function virtualization (NFV) appliance takes the action of a single device and converting it to a virtual machine to simplify your networks decision making process. You'll also learn how to select and NFV vendor, other functions you can run besides networking, and more.
Posted: 28 Jun 2016 | Published: 28 Jun 2016

Accelerated Concepts

VM Data Protection for Dummies
sponsored by Veeam and Quantum
EBOOK: Discover innovative, modern data protection solutions for data in virtualized environments and explore best practices for choosing the VM protection solution that's right for your enterprise. With the right solution, your enterprise can cost-efficiently secure your virtual environments and backup your data.
Posted: 27 Jun 2016 | Published: 27 Jun 2016

Veeam and Quantum

IBM's Customer Success Stories with a Network Virtualization Platform
sponsored by TechData Corporation
WEBCAST: When your business shifts to the cloud, should you also implement network virtualization? Watch this webcast that shows how IBM benefitted from implementing a network virtualization platform, due to its automation of cloud service.
Posted: 23 Jun 2016 | Premiered: Dec 21, 2015

TechData Corporation

How to Find and Fix Storage I/O Bottlenecks
sponsored by SearchServerVirtualization
EBOOK: An I/O bottleneck can diminish virtualization performance. In many cases, the problem will be found in the storage system.
Posted: 23 Jun 2016 | Published: 23 Jun 2016

SearchServerVirtualization

Simplify the Move Into Hybrid Cloud
sponsored by Techdata/IBM
WHITE PAPER: Without proper information on hybrid cloud services, you could be choosing a service that barely benefits your business. Read this white paper for detailed information on hybrid cloud services, and how you can simplify the move to the hybrid cloud.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 02 May 2016

Techdata/IBM

The World’s #1 vRA/vCAC Alternative
sponsored by Embotics
DATA SHEET: This data sheet explores a cloud management platform allowing delivery of IT-as-a-service (ITaaS) from a single console while continuously monitoring resources to optimize automation, deployment and configuration of IT services across cloud environments.
Posted: 20 Jun 2016 | Published: 20 Jun 2016

Embotics

Solve the Application Visibility Challenge
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: The challenge of establishing effective application visibility and control continues to grow as trends such as mobility, virtualization, and cloud computing alter datacenter and application architectures. Learn how to overcome these challenges and effectively trouble shoot performance problems and proactively avoid future ones.
Posted: 16 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Citrix

Colgate-Palmolive Optimizes Virtual Environment With an Operations Manager: Maximizing Investments and Assuring Application Performance in the Process
sponsored by VMTurbo
CASE STUDY: The solution to the issue of improperly utilized resources was a simple implementation of an Operations Manager. Read this case study that outlines how using an Operations Manager solved virtualization issues and assisted in virtualizing new applications for Colgate-Palmolive in a short time.
Posted: 15 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

VMTurbo

Garland, Texas Saves More Than $200,000 with VM Software-Driven Control
sponsored by VMTurbo
CASE STUDY: After implementing an Operations Manager, The City of Garland quickly realized its resource misallocation, letting it efficiently utilize all resources. Read this case study to learn more about how implementing an Operations Manager saved the city of Garland an estimated $300,000.
Posted: 15 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

VMTurbo

Children’s Hospital Colorado Takes Control for Epic Care with Operations Manager
sponsored by VMTurbo
CASE STUDY: To rectify virtualization issues like inefficient resource management and poor capacity planning, Children's Hospital of Colorado implemented an Operations Manager. Read this case study to learn about the benefits the hospital received from using an Operations Manager.
Posted: 14 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

VMTurbo

Centurylink Eliminates Break-Fix Mentality and Takes Control
sponsored by VMTurbo
CASE STUDY: Find out how implementing an Operations Manager at your company can help simplify the virtualization process, resulting in efficient use of resources and full financial benefits. Read this case study to learn more about how one company gained the advantages of utilizing an Operations Manager.
Posted: 14 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

VMTurbo

Canon U.S.A. Fully Automates VMOTION and Storage VMOTION with VMTurbo
sponsored by VMTurbo
WHITE PAPER: Resource allocation is the key to succeeding in virtualized environments. Read this brief case study to learn how one company was able to implement a solution that automatically made intelligent adjustments, allowing them to expand their virtual footprint and control over a complex virtual environment.
Posted: 13 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

VMTurbo

Regaining Control Over Self-Service Provisioning
sponsored by Embotics
WHITE PAPER: If left unchecked, self-service provisioning environments can quickly become costly and difficult to manage. Download this white paper to discover the economics of self-service provisioning, and discover the steps it takes to regain control of your virtual environments.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 10 Jun 2016

Embotics

VMTurbo Enables Greater Performance for Large Virtual Environments
sponsored by VMTurbo
WHITE PAPER: To deliver the best possible application performance at scale, your virtual machines (VMs) need to properly allocate the available resources. Discover a VM solution that provides resource allocation to handle 30% more orders per minute and 23% better response times.
Posted: 09 Jun 2016 | Published: 09 Jun 2016

VMTurbo

What To Buy: Private Cloud Management Tools Compared
sponsored by Embotics
EGUIDE: As more organizations adopt private clouds, the need for management software is becoming readily apparent. But not all private cloud management tools are created equally. This exclusive e-guide explores four essential purchasing criteria for server virtualization/private cloud management products.
Posted: 22 Jun 2016 | Published: 07 Jun 2016

Embotics
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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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