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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 for caching the golden images and sharing home directories across multi-site extended global data centers.
Posted: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

Banner Bank Case Study
sponsored by AppSense
CASE STUDY: Find out how AppSense Performance manager can help to improve the capabilities of each virtual machine by supporting increasing applications.
Posted: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 20 Nov 2014

AppSense

HP ServeIT for Virtualization
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about package offerings from HP that can advance your company's virtualization journey. Quickly and affordably scale your operations by reducing complexity to focus more on your business goals. Discover how HP servers are right for your organization's virtualization needs.
Posted: 19 Nov 2014 | Published: 29 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Update Your Windows: HP Technology Services for Microsoft Windows 2003 End of Support (EOS) and Microsoft Migrations
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Explore this white paper to learn why choosing a partner with vast expertise like HP enables you to start planning, analyzing, and transitioning to Windows Server 2012 without hitting bumps along the road. Start your migration away from Windows Server 2003 now before it's too late and learn how choosing HP helps your business grow.
Posted: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 23 Jul 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

The Incremental Advantage: Migrate VMs and Apps to Hybrid Cloud in 5 Steps
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: Explore this resource to learn how you can migrate your virtual environment and legacy applications over to a hybrid cloud environment in five easy steps, greatly reducing your time commitment and the risk involved in migrating your traditional apps to private cloud.
Posted: 17 Nov 2014 | Published: 17 Nov 2014

Rackspace

Rackspace Managed Virtualization
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to discover how you can lift and shift the day to day tasks from your on-premise data center to a hosting provider. Progress your organization on the virtualization path by offloading the dirty work to free your staff to innovate.
Posted: 13 Nov 2014 | Published: 03 Nov 2014

Rackspace

A simple, scalable and efficient approach to backup and recovery
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Organizations are storing more data than ever before and keeping it longer. Deploying a backup tool for each problem you face will leave your organization with higher costs and less storage space. To meet the demands of data growth head on, implement a backup and recovery solution that is simple, scalable and efficient.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2014

IBM

A Tale of Two Workloads
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: Explore this informative resource to learn about one possible solution that you can leverage with existing VMware vSphere to build a hybrid cloud infrastructure for your organization. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2014

Rackspace

Dedicated VMware® vCenter Server™
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn how Rackspace offers dedicated VMware servers to provide you with complete control and around the clock support as you make your journey to the hybrid cloud. Download and read on to learn how to: Satisfy user demands with 100% network uptime; Expand your data center capacity without CapEx; And more
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 28 Oct 2014

Rackspace

Assessment Tool: Storage Sizing Calculations for Virtual SAN Infrastructures
sponsored by Dell and VMware
ASSESSMENT TOOL: Click here to find a VMware virtual SAN sizing tool that provides assistance for design considerations and automates storage sizing calculations for virtual SAN infrastructures. All you need to do is provide a few virtual machine inputs based on capacity, performance and availability requirements.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 11 Nov 2014

Dell and VMware

5 Steps for Migrating Your Legacy Apps to the Cloud
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: Explore this informative resource and learn how to migrate your legacy applications to the public cloud in just 5 easy steps.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 06 May 2014

Rackspace

Guide: VMware Virtual SAN Deployment Best Practices
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Access this guide that provides information to assist in the deployment of VMware virtual SAN, and get recommendations on supported configurations, best practices, and additional resources.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Dell and VMware

Accelerate Graphics in Virtual Environments
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the top challenges associated with demanding graphics software and explains why virtualized graphics may be the answer organizations need when it comes to overcoming these challenges.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 10 Nov 2014

Dell

FlexPod Express: An Easy to Deploy Virtualisation Solution for SMBs
sponsored by Cisco & NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn how to simplify your IT infrastructure and team through an easy to deploy and low-cost solution for SMBs turning towards virtualisation. By using best in class building blocks from top tech companies, you equip your business with an easy to scale virtual infrastructure to consolidate IT and improve efficiency.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 04 Dec 2013

Cisco & NetApp

Five Ways Network Virtualization Will Revolutionize IT
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Discover how Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) will revolutionize IT and change the way you think about network connectivity, and perhaps even application development.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 10 Nov 2014

Global Knowledge

PowerVM Virtualization Essentials
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: PowerVM is the virtualization environment for AIX, Linux, and IBM i running on the IBM POWER hardware platform. This white paper provides an overview of PowerVM concepts, architecture, terminology, and capabilities.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 10 Nov 2014

Global Knowledge

Advanced data protection for small and midsized organizations
sponsored by IBM
DATA SHEET: Access this data sheet to learn about a storage manager solution for unified recovery entry that provides advanced data protection capabilities that speed backup and recovery times, safeguard business-critical data, simplify administration, and improve efficiency.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

IBM Virtual Storage Center for MidMarket
sponsored by IBM
RESOURCE: This infographic shows how a virtual storage center can help increase capacity, reduce costs, and optimize data management.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 07 Nov 2014

IBM

American Greetings Video Postcard:
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: View this video to learn how American Greetings faced their challenges of growing their IT infrastructure without breaking budget requirements. By partnering with IBM, they reduced their hardware costs by 300%. Download and watch now to learn more about American Greeting's virtualization solution.
Posted: 05 Nov 2014 | Premiered: 30 Sep 2014

IBM

A Tale of Two Workloads
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: Explore this informative resource to learn about one possible solution that you can leverage with existing VMware vSphere to build a hybrid cloud infrastructure for your organization. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 05 Nov 2014 | Published: 01 Aug 2014

Rackspace

Top 5 Reasons to Virtualize Exchange
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper identifies the top 5 reasons to consider virtualizing Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 and 2013 and explains the issues you should consider when deciding whether to run Exchange on physical servers or virtual machines.
Posted: 31 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Veeam Software

Tape and Cloud Strategies for VM Backups
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: This resource goes over different tape and cloud strategies for VM backups.
Posted: 30 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Oct 2014

Veeam Software

Virtualization and Cloud are Changing Enterprise Backup. How Prepared are You?
sponsored by NetHawk Interactive
WEBCAST: Are you ready to protect the next wave of virtual machine sprawl? View this recorded webcast to discover the key trends that will affect enterprise backup and recovery in the coming years.
Posted: 28 Oct 2014 | Premiered: Feb 19, 2014


How to Improve IT Service Levels and Control Costs Simultaneously
sponsored by Rackspace
CASE STUDY: Access this case study to find out how SVN developed an on-site/off-shore network to deliver more automation to brokers and reduce costs.
Posted: 14 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2008

Rackspace

A Tale of Two Workloads
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: Rackspace offers this white paper for you to design to separate infrastructures and to classify and map existing and planned application workloads. Download and discover how VMware vSphere and OpenStack public and/or private cloud deployments deliver a hybrid solution for your business to grow.
Posted: 03 Nov 2014 | Published: 27 Oct 2014

Rackspace
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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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