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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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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

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 the deduplication features of a specific platform system and its effect on database storage performance. Access now and learn various features of this system that helps set this platform apart from the next.
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: 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

Why Hyperconvergence Is the Right Choice
sponsored by SimpliVity
RESOURCE CENTER: Discover how hyperconverged systems make it easy to deploy and maintain today's mission-critical applications because of simplified global management and data efficiency features.
Posted: 25 Apr 2016 | Published: 25 Apr 2016

SimpliVity

Extremely Remote Office Overcomes Backup Challenges
sponsored by SimpliVity
RESOURCE CENTER: Find out how an oil and gas company, with a ship stationed in the Gulf of Mexico, turned to a hyperconverged system to consolidate their infrastructure into a single rack, which enabled them to make backups reliable and automated and improved the management of the infrastructure.
Posted: 22 Apr 2016 | Published: 22 Apr 2016

SimpliVity

Simplify Your VDI With Hyperconvergence
sponsored by SimpliVity
RESOURCE CENTER: Starting a VDI project with a minimum viable VDI platform allows you to see how VDI will work with your end-users. The challenge is to build this "mini VDI" with respect to how you eventually move to full deployment. This is where a hyperconverged solution suits VDI best. Find out how easy VDI becomes when you leverage hyperconvergence.
Posted: 22 Apr 2016 | Published: 22 Apr 2016

SimpliVity

The 4 Ways Hyperconvergence Improves IT for Distributed Organizations
sponsored by SimpliVity
RESOURCE CENTER: Learn how hyperconverged platforms have a range of features that suit distributed organizations, particularly those with multiple remote offices. Read on and we'll also explain and explore four C's (centralization, connectivity, compute, and cost) to keep in mind for branch office success.
Posted: 22 Apr 2016 | Published: 22 Apr 2016

SimpliVity

VM Lifecycle Management
sponsored by Commvault
VIDEO: Virtual machine (VM) lifecycle management is akin to resource management. Watch this video to learn how automating your VM lifecycle will enable your organization to make the most of its resources.
Posted: 22 Apr 2016 | Premiered: 09 Dec 2015

Commvault

Credit Union Thwarts Cryptolocker Attack With Smart Backup Policy
sponsored by SimpliVity
RESOURCE CENTER: One credit union found their banking applications stopped working due to the cryptolocker ransomware. This custom article takes a look at how their hyper-converged infrastructure contained a backup policy that enabled them to restore their virtual machines – without impacting performance or availability.
Posted: 22 Apr 2016 | Published: 22 Apr 2016

SimpliVity

Why HC Lets You Rest Easy with Better Resiliency and Data Protection
sponsored by SimpliVity
RESOURCE CENTER: There's a special section of our site built to address not only what SimpliVity has to offer, but to answer any and all of your questions on hyperconvergence, data protection, resiliency, and more (including a link to the complimentary ebook, "Hyperconverged Infrastructure for Dummies").
Posted: 21 Apr 2016 | Published: 21 Apr 2016

SimpliVity

VM Archival and Retirement
sponsored by Commvault
VIDEO: Virtual machine (VM) archiving and retirement is an often mishandled last step in the VM life-cycle. Watch this video to learn how to approach this critical step and about a solution that will both simplify the process and enable you to better utilize your resources.
Posted: 21 Apr 2016 | Premiered: 09 Dec 2015

Commvault

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

Achieve a Better VDI Density Benchmark
sponsored by SimpliVity
RESOURCE CENTER: This custom article takes a look at the benchmarking process used for capacity testing SimpliVity VDI platforms on hyper-converged infrastructures. Read on and you'll learn about the benchmark results and how it faired in desktop and capacity performance, why hyper-converged platforms are well suited to VDI workloads in the first place, and more.
Posted: 20 Apr 2016 | Published: 20 Apr 2016

SimpliVity

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

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
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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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