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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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Understanding the relationship between SDN and NFV
sponsored by Wind River Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This expert e-guide highlights the relationship between SDN and NFV and how the simplify network service provisioning.  Aditionally, learn what we need from NFV orchestration.
Posted: 20 Oct 2014 | Published: 20 Oct 2014

Wind River Systems, Inc.

Best Management Practices for Server Virtualization
sponsored by CloudPhysics
EGUIDE: Despite the growth of virtualization, a smooth and successful migration to and management of a virtual machine (VM) isn't guaranteed. In this expert e-guide, examine some frequently asked questions with respect to server virtualization
Posted: 19 Oct 2014 | Published: 19 Oct 2014

CloudPhysics

High Performance Open Standard Virtualization
sponsored by Wind River Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes hardware and software ingredients addressing network equipment platform needs for NFV and SDN, plus their benefits in the cloud. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2014

Wind River Systems, Inc.

SDN: Do Believe the Hype
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper examines SDN and virtualization and helps you discover why you should stop being skeptical and believe the hype. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

Brocade

Three Easy Steps to Get Started With Virtual Private Cloud OnDemand
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn about a solution that integrates with your onsite vSphere environment, enabling you to use the tools you're already comfortable with to deliver instant access to your cloud resources. It's time to learn how you can procure your virtual private cloud in three easy steps.
Posted: 13 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

VMware

Partly Cloudy with a chance to fill up disk space
sponsored by CloudPhysics
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to find out about a cloud storage analytics solution that can help your organization be more efficient, effective, and proactive in storage capacity management.
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 | Published: 22 Apr 2014

CloudPhysics

The VMware NSX Network Virtualization Platform
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: SDN and virtualization have led the way to increase business automation and productivity, as well as being able to cut costs.  However, networks are stuck in the past.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

VMware, Inc.

IDC Whitepaper: Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Explore this whitepaper to discover how one hypervisor platform can provide your enterprise immediate business benefit and ROI. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Red Hat

Intigua Powers UP qa Environment on Kaminario K2 v5
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: To enure that the software was able to scale to meet the needs of even the most demanding customer, the group tests against thousands of running virtual machines (VMs). Intigua needed storage that could maintain a consistently high level of performance even under loads with rapidly varying random blends of I/O.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 07 Oct 2014

Kaminario

Performance Testing of VMware View VDI on Kaminario K2 All-Flash Storage Array
sponsored by Kaminario
WHITE PAPER: This technical report covers detailed performance and efficiency tests for an array of VMware virtual desktops that quantify their ability to support a range of critical VDI workloads.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 07 Oct 2014

Kaminario

CIOs Revealed What They Want from their Private Cloud Strategy. Learn how Red Hat is Meeting their Needs
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This executive brief provides results of a CIO Magazine Quick Pulse poll sponsored by Red Hat which highlights the industry move to private cloud technology and hybrid cloud environments through dual-source virtualization wherein companies value security, performance and support in a quest to build the new IT paradigm.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 04 Aug 2014

Red Hat

Unleash the Power of the Cloud
sponsored by Nuage Networks
VIDEO: When applications and compute platforms went to the cloud, it completely changed the way we use them.  Today, we need things to be instantaneous, automated and simple.  Most sections of IT have adapted, but the network has lagged behind.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 06 Oct 2014

Nuage Networks

Fixed-Price Cisco Unified Computing Services
sponsored by CISCO & INTEL®
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how you can deliver the foundation for a broad spectrum of virtualization initiatives that can consolidate resources and automate data center processes.
Posted: 03 Oct 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

CISCO & INTEL®

Unleash the Power of SDN with Virtualized Services
sponsored by Nuage Networks
WEBCAST: Let's face it; end-users expect to be connected at all times.  Not to mention from anywhere in the world too.  But there's a way to make the network instantly consumable by anyone.
Posted: 03 Oct 2014 | Premiered: Oct 3, 2014

Nuage Networks

Do you Know Where your VM Bullies Are?
sponsored by CloudPhysics
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive infographic explores how there can be performance degradation and datastore contention even with low resource utilization.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 02 Oct 2014

CloudPhysics

A New Storage and Data Replication Solution to Assist Disaster Recovery
sponsored by Fujitsu and NetApp
CASE STUDY: Check out this case study to discover how Randstad was able to implement a solution which allowed for virtualization of existing storage, an increase in the available capacity of the storage infrastructure.
Posted: 30 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Fujitsu and NetApp

Backups for Virtual Infrastructure Classroom
sponsored by SearchServerVirtualization
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: We will examine the difficulties that arise in backing up virtual servers, including the migratory nature of virtual machines and the granularity of recovery. We will also cover the ways a backup tool can help monitor CPU resources and preserve fault tolerance for virtual machines.
Posted: 24 Sep 2014 | Premiered: 26 Sep 2014

SearchServerVirtualization

Drag-and-Drop, Anywhere-to-Anywhere Virtual Machine Migration
sponsored by Cloudtools
WHITE PAPER: This concise whitepaper explores a tool that will allow you to drag-and-drop any virtual workload from one platform to another across, public, private, and hybrid clouds.
Posted: 19 Sep 2014 | Published: 19 Sep 2014

Cloudtools

Evolving State of the Network: How is SDN impacting your organization
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WEBCAST: Everything in IT is transforming right now - and organizations are trying hard to rid themselves of legacy and inefficient assets.  Virtualization is something that can't be handled by legacy hardware alone.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Premiered: Sep 18, 2014

Extreme Networks

Shift Free Trial- 3 Migrations
sponsored by Cloudtools
PRODUCT DEMO: This exclusive IT download will allow you to easily migrate virtual machines from one cloud to another.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Premiered: 18 Sep 2014

Cloudtools

Cloudtools Shift; Around the World
sponsored by Cloudtools
VIDEO: This exclusive video demonstrates a product that will allow you to easily switch your workloads on virtual machines from one platform to another.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Premiered: 09 Sep 2014

Cloudtools

Citrix XenDesktop v.7.1 Machine Creation Services (MCS) Deep Dive
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the benefits and capabilities of Citrix Machine Creation Services (MCS) in Citrix XenDesktop 7.1 deployed on Tintri VM-aware storage.
Posted: 15 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Tintri

XenDesktop and Tintri Vmstore
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: The architectural flexibility of XenDesktop adapts to environments of virtually any size and with a wide range of client devices and desktop management capabilities.
Posted: 12 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Tintri

Tintri Infrastructure Insight
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discusses the challenges IT faces in pinpointing performance issues and how Tintri VMstore and Tintri Global Center deliver deep insight in to utilization and performance helping IT detect trends and enhance troubleshooting.
Posted: 12 Sep 2014 | Published: 12 Sep 2014

Tintri

Podcast: Keys to Successfully Scaling your VDI Solution
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
PODCAST: This exclusive podcast will teach you how to maximize the value of your virtual desktop infrastructure.
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Premiered: Jul 15, 2014

Dell, Inc.
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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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