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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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3 Things you can ONLY do with VM-aware Storage
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Discover in this white paper the top 3 things you can do with VM-aware storage—that commodity all-flash and hyperconverged cannot. Read on to enact proper visibility across your infrastructure mitigate performance problems, and simplify complex management.
Posted: 30 Mar 2016 | Published: 30 Mar 2016

Tintri

VDI Picture Book: The Three Most Complex (But Potentially Simple) VDI Management Tasks In Pictures
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how to accomplish three VDI management tasks by using conventional storage vs. storage for virtualized workloads. You'll learn how storage specifically built for virtual environments can help you eliminate major storage pains that hamper VDI.
Posted: 28 Mar 2016 | Published: 28 Mar 2016

Tintri

The Pragmatic Path to Private Cloud Management
sponsored by Embotics
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a pragmatic path to private cloud that can help you overcome top cloud adoption barriers. Uncover the importance of adding virtualization management and cloud automation features, like: resource optimization, lifecycle management, and more.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Embotics

Why and How Your Organization Can Benefit From Workload Portability
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: This expert white paper discusses why workload portability is becoming the new reality for organizations who want the ability to move workloads from one environment to another. Read on and learn about this new concept and how to make it a successful journey in your organization.
Posted: 19 Feb 2016 | Published: 19 Feb 2016

Commvault

Dell XC Web-Scale Hyperconverged Series: A Solution for a Wide Range of Dynamic Virtualized Environments
sponsored by Dell EMC
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about a hyper-converged system that consolidates the traditional three-tier converged architecture into a single system that is built for virtual environments. Discover the key features, benefits, and top use cases of this system.
Posted: 03 Sep 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Dell EMC

Modern Infrastructure E-zine: Storage for a Containerized World
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
EZINE: The hype around containers may have reached a fever pitch, but enterprise's weighing how many eggs to put in that basket should consider how well (or how poorly) containers meet their data storage needs before they take things any further. This exclusive issue of the Modern Infrastructure E-Zine takes a look at storage for a containerized world.
Posted: 20 Apr 2016 | Published: 20 Apr 2016

SearchDataCenter.com

The Next Step in Mobility: Virtual Mobile Infrastructure
sponsored by Sierraware
EGUIDE: Virtual mobile infrastructure (VMI) is an emerging technology with a promising future that is going to change the way that mobile apps are run and utilized across different platforms. This exclusive guide, Brian Madden discusses what you need to know about VMI and what it means for the future of mobile devices.
Posted: 15 Apr 2016 | Published: 06 Apr 2016

Sierraware

Recovery Tools and Tips for Your Virtual Server Backup Strategy
sponsored by Veritas
EGUIDE: With all of the options admins have today, sometimes, it can be easy to forget about virtual server backups. In this expert e-guide, you will discover several, top-of-the-line recovery tools and tips to aid your virtual server backup strategy, and ensure every backup is handled correctly in your enterprise.
Posted: 17 Mar 2016 | Published: 17 Mar 2016

Veritas

Data Protection Methods: Mounting Backups vs. Recovering from Backups
sponsored by Veritas
EGUIDE: This e-guide highlights important questions to ask before deciding on a data protection method and discusses the benefits and challenges associated with mounting backup versus recovery. Read on to see how mounting backups can significantly improve your data protection systems.
Posted: 17 Mar 2016 | Published: 16 Mar 2016

Veritas

Improve Storage System Performance in Virtual Environments
sponsored by Galileo
EGUIDE: Storage architects constantly probe storage arrays, the network, hosts, and hypervisors in an attempt to put their finger on what's bogging down a storage system. In this e-guide, three storage architects share what storage performance bottlenecks they faced in their environments and how they overcame them.
Posted: 08 Mar 2016 | Published: 04 Mar 2016

Galileo

VCE President and COO Discuss the Future of VCE
sponsored by EMC Converged Platforms
EGUIDE: In this exclusive e-guide, experts at VCE talk about the company moving forward after the purchase of VCE parent company, EMC.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

EMC Converged Platforms

The Benefits of Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by SimpliVity
EGUIDE: In 2015, hyper-converged architectures certainly lived up to the hype with many organizations addressing this change with new platforms. So is 2016 the year to hyper-converge your architecture? In this exclusive e-guide, storage expert George Crump outlines the benefits as well as some areas of concern surrounding hyper-converged infrastructures.
Posted: 25 Feb 2016 | Published: 18 Feb 2016

SimpliVity

Converged vs. Hyper-converged Storage: Which Method Is Best?
sponsored by SimpliVity
EGUIDE: As the number of VMs exploded, so did the complexity of the infrastructure required to support VMs. To tame this complexity, users have two options: converged vs. hyper-converged storage. In this e-guide, you will examine the differences between each—such as IT integration approaches and limitations, and which environments each best suits.
Posted: 24 Feb 2016 | Published: 19 Feb 2016

SimpliVity

Top 10 Reasons to Choose Quantum DXi to Support Veeam Backup
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how a data protection product for virtual environments is teaming up with a data deduplication appliance to optimize data protection in virtual server environments and find out ten reasons customers should pair these two products together when deploying a virtual server data protection solution.
Posted: 19 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

Quantum Corporation

Case Study: Santa Barbara City College Reduces VM Backup and Restore Times
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
CASE STUDY: In this case study, learn how Santa Barbara City College resolved its struggle with backing up and restoring files from VM environments. See how data protection software and deduplication appliances can provide your enterprise with automated protection that will help to reduce your backup and restore times.
Posted: 15 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Quantum Corporation

Understanding VM-aware Storage Options
sponsored by Hedvig Inc
EGUIDE: This expert e-Guide takes a closer look at VM-aware storage options that can simplify the provisioning and deployment of virtual machines. Read on to learn about how to meet the requirements for VM-aware storage, and see if it's a good fit for your organization.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 09 Feb 2016

Hedvig Inc

vGPU's Effect On VDI And Complex Graphics
sponsored by NVIDIA/VMware
EGUIDE: Virtualized GPU technology is bringing VDI to more users than ever before, which could spur desktop virtualization adoption. This e-guide details how virtualized GPU technology is impacting VDI deployments and changing the way complex graphics are delivered to virtual desktops.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 08 Feb 2016

NVIDIA/VMware

10 Ways to Improve Virtual Server Storage
sponsored by Tintri
EGUIDE: For virtual infrastructures to perform well, they must be fed the virtual CPU, virtual memory, and virtual disk I/O they need. This expert e-guide details how to improve the performance of your virtual server storage with ten tips.
Posted: 03 Feb 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

Tintri

Purpose-Built Storage for Virtual Machines
sponsored by Tintri
EGUIDE: With the introduction of virtualized environments, storage strategies have shifted from SAN/NAS to purpose-built virtual server storage. This exclusive e-guide takes a look how this change has impacted the storage industry and explores the virtual server storage architecture vendor market.
Posted: 03 Feb 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

Tintri

Goodbye LUN Technology, You Served Us Well
sponsored by Tintri
EGUIDE: In a virtual server world, the concept of LUN technology and the amount of attention LUNs require from storage admins is soon becoming a thing of the past. This e-guide details how the introduction of server virtualization impacted LUN technology and discover how the storage industry responded.
Posted: 03 Feb 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

Tintri

ComputerWeekly: Why a Private Cloud Was Chosen for the Thames Tunnel Project
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this issue of ComputerWeekly, we examine why one of the UK's largest construction projects—the Thames Tideway Tunnel—decided to use a private cloud setup. Our latest buyer's guide looks at containers and microservices, and we report on what U.S. court documents tell us about Oracle's controversial licensing polices.
Posted: 02 Feb 2016 | Published: 02 Feb 2016

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

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
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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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