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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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Best Practices Guide: Storage for Virtual Environments
sponsored by SimpliVity
EGUIDE: In this exclusive guide, examine which vendors are leveraging VDI and server virtualization strategies to support not only desktops and apps, but storage for virtualized servers. Learn how to solve the current storage challenges for virtual server and VDI deployments.
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 | Published: 04 Jan 2016

SimpliVity

VM Storage: Fundamental Rules for Efficient Environments
sponsored by SimpliVity
EGUIDE: When it comes to storage, there are 6 fundamental commandments that administrators should abide to achieve the most efficient and effective performance possible. Access now to discover the 6 rules to live by to optimize your virtual machines.
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 | Published: 04 Jan 2016

SimpliVity

Testing VDI Environments with Hyperconverged Infrastructures
sponsored by SimpliVity
WHITE PAPER: This brief lab report shows the benefits of running VDI on hyperconverged infrastructures. Read on and learn how, with hyperconverged infrastructures, traditional VDI pain points related to deployment, management, performance, and security can become a thing of the past.
Posted: 08 Dec 2015 | Published: 08 Dec 2015

SimpliVity

Cloud Strategies for Your VMware Infrastructure
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores cloud deployment strategies built on the foundation of your existing VMware technology to ease the transition to the cloud.
Posted: 12 Nov 2015 | Published: 12 Nov 2015

VMware

When is Server Hardware Too Old?
sponsored by Lenovo
EGUIDE: Access this exclusive e-guide to learn the secrets behind a server's longevity and uncover when a server may be getting too old. Should you decide it's time for a server refresh, as a bonus, this guide details everything you need to know about server refreshes; from selecting the right hardware to capacity planning advice.
Posted: 11 Nov 2015 | Published: 11 Nov 2015

Lenovo

New VMware vSphere 6 Features
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: In the following white paper, take a look at the many new features coming to the table with VMware vSphere 6.
Posted: 20 Oct 2015 | Published: 20 Oct 2015

Global Knowledge

Hertz - World leading car rental company usesVMware View to simplify infrastructure andimprove user experience
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how VMware can help you simplify your server and desktop environment through virtualization. Read now to find out how Hertz cut costs and improved compliance.
Posted: 13 Aug 2015 | Published: 13 Aug 2015

VMware

Exploring HCIS Adoption and Awareness in EMEA
sponsored by SimpliVity
EBOOK: In this e-book, explore how the EMEA market is approaching hyperconverged infrastructure solutions (HCIS) today.
Posted: 04 Aug 2015 | Published: 04 Aug 2015

SimpliVity

Exploring Hyperconverged Infrastructure in Today's Market
sponsored by SimpliVity
EBOOK: This e-book explores facts and statistics on hyperconvergence in the market today, providing a quick look into how IT pros are approaching this new trend.
Posted: 04 Aug 2015 | Published: 04 Aug 2015

SimpliVity

Hyperconvergence: Inside Look at this Trend's Impact
sponsored by SimpliVity
RESOURCE: In this infographic, take a quick look into the emerging IT trend of hyperconverged infrastructure and gain insight into the current market.
Posted: 04 Aug 2015 | Published: 04 Aug 2015

SimpliVity

Rethinking Data Center Strategy at Remote Offices
sponsored by SimpliVity
CASE STUDY: In this white paper, explore 2 use cases of organizations improving their remote branch strategy through a hyperconverged infrastructure solution.
Posted: 04 Aug 2015 | Published: 04 Aug 2015

SimpliVity

How to Choose Between DaaS and VDI
sponsored by Dimension Data
EGUIDE: Access this expert e-guide to discover when to use DaaS or VDI within your organization. You'll also explore the management differences of each and who maintains what – the customer or provider – in VDI and DaaS environments.
Posted: 31 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

Dimension Data

App Virtualization: Which Vendor Leads the Way?
sponsored by Citrix
RESOURCE: In this quick breakdown, compare 2 leaders in application virtualization based on 4 factors.
Posted: 28 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Citrix

Mansfield District Council improves IT systems with VDI
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This case study outlines how one city council organization was able to easily move from Windows XP to Windows 7 with a virtual desktop infrastructure. Read on to learn how pairing VMware with your virtual desktop infrastructure allows you to simplify migration while cutting costs and increasing employee efficiency.
Posted: 08 Jul 2015 | Published: 08 Jul 2015

VMware

Expand Your Horizon with Hosted Applications
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how to host applications effectively on VMware virtual desktops. Read on to answer your most important questions regarding implementation.
Posted: 01 Jul 2015 | Published: 01 Jul 2015

VMware

Enabling a Flexible Workforce with VMware
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how one technology company implemented remote migration using VMware to make the migration process easier on both the IT department and users.
Posted: 01 Jul 2015 | Published: 01 Jul 2015

VMware

Managing Hyper-V with PowerShell for the GUI-Bound Administrator
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: We'll explore the usage of Hyper-V specific cmdlets with the intent of ultimately being able to include multiple cmdlets in a "script" to allow for pushing one button and accomplishing the combined actions of many multiple mouse clicks in the GUI.
Posted: 29 Jun 2015 | Published: 05 Jun 2015

Global Knowledge

Case Study: ARcare Speeds Medical Data Management with Flash Storage
sponsored by Pure Storage
CASE STUDY: This case study highlights one healthcare organization's decision to implement a flash storage solution that provided the quality, speed and support needed to support their virtual desktop initiative, at an affordable price.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Published: 24 Jun 2015

Pure Storage

Take a Load Off, Admin
sponsored by SearchServerVirtualization
EBOOK: In this guide, find out specific goals and key processes to address before implementing an automated server virtualization platform. Access now to learn about the benefits of automation in 3 main areas: compliance, provisioning and configuration.
Posted: 23 Jun 2015 | Published: 23 Jun 2015

SearchServerVirtualization

Accelerating VMware’s Virtual SAN With Micron SSDs
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the latest solution approved by VMware for VSAN deployments.
Posted: 22 Jun 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015

Micron Technology

A Computer Weekly buyer's guide to VM backup & disaster recovery
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Computer Weekly looks at the products traditional and new suppliers have brought to market; how to mitigate some of the problems of virtual server backup; and asks whether cloud should the standard backup platform of the future?
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

More VMs, Less Problems
sponsored by SearchDataBackup.com
EBOOK: Whether you are struggling with virtual server backup or just getting started with protecting virtual machines, take a look at this handbook to ease VM backup and find out how you can how to improve VM backups, options for backing up VMs, how to keep your VM backup software up to date, and more.
Posted: 24 Sep 2015 | Published: 24 Sep 2015

SearchDataBackup.com

The Prescriptive Nature of Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by SearchServerVirtualization
EBOOK: Access this expert e-book chapter to discover the types of building blocks available for virtualization infrastructures – including reference architectures, converged infrastructures, and hyper-converged infrastructures. Find out when to use each type and the benefits of each type.
Posted: 04 Aug 2015 | Published: 04 Aug 2015

SearchServerVirtualization

Virtual Server Protection: A Buyer's Checklist
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: In this detailed checklist, explore the basic and advanced features you'll need in a virtual server protection solution to safeguard your corporate data.
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Commvault

Private Cloud vs. Virtual Data Center
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explains exactly how a private cloud infrastructure builds on the capabilities that virtualization provides. Take a look to learn the ins and outs of virtual data centers, private clouds, and how they work together.
Posted: 09 Apr 2015 | Published: 09 Apr 2015

Dell and Microsoft
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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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