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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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Virtualization Security: Know Your Options
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: Discover the top three options for delivering security to your virtual servers. Go in-depth on agent-based security, agentless security and light agent security to see which option fits your unique IT architecture.
Posted: 25 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Kaspersky Lab

IT Best Practices for Managing (or Inheriting!) Public Cloud Workloads
sponsored by Embotics
WEBCAST: This webinar explores what you can learn from organizations who have encountered pain points with managing public cloud workloads. Download now to find out how to overcome them and how best to optimize for the hybrid cloud of the future.
Posted: 25 May 2016 | Premiered: May 25, 2016

Embotics

Automation in a multi-cloud world: The key to agility
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: CMPs automation is a key factor in what separates the successful from the failures as it can dramatically speed up application delivery and timing is everything. This white paper highlights the benefits of CMPs and automation including maximizing hardware efficiency gains and accelerating infrastructure delivery. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 25 May 2016 | Published: 29 Apr 2016

VMware

Data Protection Considerations for Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by Veritas
ANALYST REPORT: Arguably, nothing in the last decade has been more transformative to how IT is delivered than server virtualization. Discover in this analyst report the top 10 challenges in protecting virtual environments, and learn a modern approach to protecting and recovering your converged infrastructure and hyperconverged environments.
Posted: 25 May 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Veritas

Storage Efficiencies with Hyper-V at the Virtual and Physical Layer
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: Storage tools are important because of the efficiencies they offer, but if you're too afraid of the risks associated with them to fully explore their capabilities, then what good are they? Access this white paper now for an in-depth look at several powerful storage tools and learn how to mitigate their associated risks.
Posted: 24 May 2016 | Published: 24 May 2016

Veeam Software

Ten essential network virtualization definitions
sponsored by VMware
EGUIDE: There is some confusion surrounding network virtualization as there is no one definition. In this exclusive guide, you'll find ten definitions to help you better understand the basics and build the best software-defined network possible.
Posted: 24 May 2016 | Published: 17 May 2016

VMware

IBM Data Protection for Virtual Environments
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Server virtualization can be quite beneficial, but it presents just as many challenges. Read on to learn about an independent research group's findings about how one major company's service sets about tackling these challenges to protect data for virtual environments.
Posted: 24 May 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

IBM

Building a hybrid network with SDN, network virtualization
sponsored by VMware
EGUIDE: Considering the benefits they offer, it is critical to understand SDN and network virtualization technologies. This exclusive guide will dispel any lingering confusion about SDN and network virtualization and help you determine exactly what to look for when considering vendors.
Posted: 24 May 2016 | Published: 17 May 2016

VMware

Why You Need Virtualization-Aware Storage
sponsored by Tegile
WHITE PAPER: Virtual infrastructure and storage have only been able to mesh at the most basic levels until now. Discover how virtualization-aware storage works, the benefits you'll realize and the top five reasons you can't afford to fall behind this technological curve.
Posted: 23 May 2016 | Published: 04 May 2016

Tegile

Peeking At the Future with Giant Monster Virtual Machines
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Compute power is increasing at an astonishing rate, but what are the upper limits of current technology? One project brought three industry leaders to find out. Learn about the findings and what this means for the future of virtual machines.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 27 Jan 2016

IBM

Worldwide Virtual Client Computing Software Vendor Assessment
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at the virtual client computing (VCC) market, including vendor strengths and challenges, and what characteristics to look at when evaluating client virtualization solutions.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

VMware

Webcast: IT Best Practices for Managing (or Inheriting!) Public Cloud Workloads
sponsored by Embotics
WEBCAST: On Wednesday May, 18th at 1PM ET, join Embotics EVP of Products, Mark Jamensky, as he explains what he's learned from many organizations going through these exact same pains. We'll show you how to overcome them, and how best to optimize for the hybrid cloud of the future using automated cost-saving strategies.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Premiered: May 18, 2016

Embotics

Virtual Storage Best Practices for a VM Environment
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This exclusive e-guide reveals 5 best practices for implementing a virtual storage platform or using software-defined storage in virtual server environments. Ahead, expert Brien Posey discusses 5 ways to virtualize storage in your organization. Review the pros and cons of each approach.
Posted: 06 May 2016 | Published: 02 May 2016

IBM

Virtual Desktops + Simplified App and User Management = Big Savings
sponsored by VMware
RESOURCE: In this white paper, learn about complications that can come with virtualization and how to deal with them. Explore the benefits of an end-to-end virtual desktop management approach that can reduce application delivery costs, deliver the best-in-class experience with more uptime, provide instant app delivery, and more.
Posted: 05 May 2016 | Published: 05 May 2016

VMware

How Innovative Systems Maximized Cloud Mobility and Minimized Disk Space
sponsored by Commvault
VIDEO: Innovative Systems needed a backup solution for their Microsoft scale-out file server that would continue to be compatible with future Microsoft technologies. This video reveals the strategy that empowered them to protect private cloud data, minimize disk space, and more.
Posted: 02 May 2016 | Premiered: 07 Dec 2015

Commvault

The Benefits of Deduplication for Tier-1 Applications
sponsored by SimpliVity
RESOURCE CENTER: This custom site takes a look at deduplication features of the SimpliVity platform and its effect on database storage performance. Access now and learn what is different about SimpliVity deduplication and find out how this platform can also benefit Tier-1 applications.
Posted: 28 Apr 2016 | Published: 28 Apr 2016

SimpliVity

Case Study: Christie Digital Protects Big Data
sponsored by Commvault
VIDEO: In this webcast, witness how Christie Digital utilized a backup and data management solution to ensure their data can be protected and recovered quickly, easily, and efficiently. See how you can secure your virtual environments, regardless of the size of your data volumes.
Posted: 28 Apr 2016 | Premiered: 18 Nov 2015

Commvault

Data Virtualization Provides VM Mobility Between Data Centers
sponsored by SimpliVity
RESOURCE CENTER: Access this custom article to learn how enabling hybrid cloud mobility starts with a data virtualization platform that can allow rapid VM mobility between data centers. You find out how a hyperconverged system delivers this virtualized data platform, making VM storage mobile and software-defined.
Posted: 27 Apr 2016 | Published: 27 Apr 2016

SimpliVity

How to Backup All You Want Without Consequences
sponsored by SimpliVity
RESOURCE CENTER: Find out how hyperconverged systems are simplifying VM backups and allowing you to backup VMs as often as you want, with no performance impact while improving the management of multiple backup schedules.
Posted: 26 Apr 2016 | Published: 26 Apr 2016

SimpliVity

Predictable VDI Performance From PoC to Production
sponsored by SimpliVity
RESOURCE CENTER: Learn how hyperconverged infrastructures enable performance per desktop to remain constant as your VDI project rollout progresses. Plus find out how this approach compares with a conventional infrastructure project so you can best weigh all the pros and cons.
Posted: 26 Apr 2016 | Published: 26 Apr 2016

SimpliVity

Solution Guide: Optimize VM Backup and Recovery
sponsored by Commvault
RESEARCH CONTENT: This brief resource highlights a VM backup and recovery solution that provides end-to-end VM backup, recovery, and cloud management. Access now to discover the features and benefits that your enterprise can leverage, including server virtualization and cloud-ready data management, integrated archiving and eDiscovery, and more.
Posted: 25 Apr 2016 | Published: 25 Apr 2016

Commvault

What is VM Lifecycle Management
sponsored by Commvault
VIDEO: In this video, analyst Dave Bartoletti discusses the benefits of utilizing private cloud for efficient virtualization management and offers expert advice for successful private cloud migration. Watch now to learn how you can execute a successful private cloud migration.
Posted: 25 Apr 2016 | Premiered: 09 Dec 2015

Commvault

Think all Virtualization is Equal? Compare and Decide for Yourself
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this brief white paper, see for yourself why all virtualization platforms are not created equal and uncover a system that supports any application, ensures all SLAs and compliance requirements are met, and offers a future-proof path to the cloud. View now to learn more.
Posted: 25 Apr 2016 | Published: 25 Apr 2016

VMware, Inc.

Re-Evaluate Your Virtualized Environment and Gain a 20 to 40% Performance Increase
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this exclusive white paper, learn how business can improve their virtual environment performance metrics by 20 to 40% by adding robust management capabilities to their workloads.
Posted: 25 Apr 2016 | Published: 25 Apr 2016

VMware, Inc.

Hyper-Convergence Delivers Better Mission-Critical Performance
sponsored by SimpliVity
RESOURCE CENTER: In this custom article, learn why hyperconverged platforms are an ideal place to run mission-critical applications, servers, and databases and discover how you can gain data efficiency, high performance, data protection, and more.
Posted: 25 Apr 2016 | Published: 25 Apr 2016

SimpliVity
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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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