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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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How to Do DevOps Without Leaving Legacy Behind
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: How can IT organizations successfully apply DevOps and Agile methodologies to legacy environments? Learn how to use automation tools that provide a wealth of advanced benefits. Access this white paper to discover how to successfully apply DevOps and Agile methodologies to tradition legacy environments and the benefits of doing so.
Posted: 18 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Red Hat

Lightning-Fast Virtual System Recovery
sponsored by arcserve
WEBCAST: Discover a unified data protection solution with instant, efficient virtual machine recovery and migration capabilities and watch a demonstration on how this solution works. Explore how this virtual system backup can provide your enterprise with improvements in RPO, RTO, database performance, and more.
Posted: 12 Jul 2016 | Premiered: May 20, 2016

arcserve

Trends in Server Virtualization
sponsored by arcserve
WHITE PAPER: While virtualization has its benefits such as reduced capital expenditure and operating expenses, it has downsides including server sprawl and risk of single point failure. So is virtualization really worth the fuss? Access this white paper to learn about more benefits and downsides of virtualization and recent advances made to solve these issues.
Posted: 07 Jul 2016 | Published: 06 Jul 2016

arcserve

Bold Thinking is the New Norm with Network Virtualization
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Make sure your business is ready for all the new and emerging tech trends, by employing a virtualized network. This white paper outlines all the necessary features of converting your business to a virtualized network.
Posted: 16 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

VMware

Regaining Control Over Self-Service Provisioning
sponsored by Embotics
WHITE PAPER: If left unchecked, self-service provisioning environments can quickly become costly and difficult to manage. Download this white paper to discover the economics of self-service provisioning, and discover the steps it takes to regain control of your virtual environments.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 10 Jun 2016

Embotics

Hyper-converged Infrastructure: A Look at the History and Current Market
sponsored by Stratoscale
ANALYST REPORT: Take a look at the hyper-converged infrastructure market and how it's growing into a popular infrastructure for organizations. You'll gain insight into, driving issues, trends, history, and implementation, key features of hyper-converged infrastructure, top use cases for hyper-converged infrastructure, and more.
Posted: 07 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Stratoscale

Data reduction methods for the all-flash data center
sponsored by Dell EMC and Intel®
EGUIDE: The benefits of all-flash data centers make it seem like a dream, but data reduction methods are turning them into reality. This exclusive guide will teach you about all-flash data centers, why you need one and the stages to go through in order to achieve success.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 24 May 2016

Dell EMC and Intel®

Backup & Replication for Linux OS
sponsored by Veeam Software
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Discover a guide on how to successfully integrate and configure a backup and replication solution with Linux operating systems and virtual machines. Learn how you can ensure your enterprise performs transaction-consistent backups and full VM file restorations.
Posted: 02 Jun 2016 | Published: 02 Jun 2016

Veeam Software

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

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

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

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

Data Backup From A Disaster Recovery Perspective And Its Top Modern Day Challenges
sponsored by Pure Storage
EGUIDE: In this compelling eGuide, Brien Posey explores how backing up volumes of data impacts the data protection process. Read on to hear him discuss data backup strategy for disaster recovery (DR) and the convergence of backup and DR technologies.
Posted: 13 Jul 2016 | Published: 11 Jul 2016

Pure Storage

How to Find and Fix Storage I/O Bottlenecks
sponsored by SearchServerVirtualization
EBOOK: An I/O bottleneck can diminish virtualization performance. In many cases, the problem will be found in the storage system.
Posted: 23 Jun 2016 | Published: 23 Jun 2016

SearchServerVirtualization

What To Buy: Private Cloud Management Tools Compared
sponsored by Embotics
EGUIDE: As more organizations adopt private clouds, the need for management software is becoming readily apparent. But not all private cloud management tools are created equally. This exclusive e-guide explores four essential purchasing criteria for server virtualization/private cloud management products.
Posted: 22 Jun 2016 | Published: 07 Jun 2016

Embotics

Colgate-Palmolive Optimizes Virtual Environment With an Operations Manager: Maximizing Investments and Assuring Application Performance in the Process
sponsored by Turbonomic
CASE STUDY: The solution to the issue of improperly utilized resources was a simple implementation of an Operations Manager. Read this case study that outlines how using an Operations Manager solved virtualization issues and assisted in virtualizing new applications for Colgate-Palmolive in a short time.
Posted: 15 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Turbonomic

Garland, Texas Saves More Than $200,000 with VM Software-Driven Control
sponsored by Turbonomic
CASE STUDY: After implementing an Operations Manager, The City of Garland quickly realized its resource misallocation, letting it efficiently utilize all resources. Read this case study to learn more about how implementing an Operations Manager saved the city of Garland an estimated $300,000.
Posted: 15 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Turbonomic

Centurylink Eliminates Break-Fix Mentality and Takes Control
sponsored by Turbonomic
CASE STUDY: Find out how implementing an Operations Manager at your company can help simplify the virtualization process, resulting in efficient use of resources and full financial benefits. Read this case study to learn more about how one company gained the advantages of utilizing an Operations Manager.
Posted: 14 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Turbonomic

Children’s Hospital Colorado Takes Control for Epic Care with Operations Manager
sponsored by Turbonomic
CASE STUDY: To rectify virtualization issues like inefficient resource management and poor capacity planning, Children's Hospital of Colorado implemented an Operations Manager. Read this case study to learn about the benefits the hospital received from using an Operations Manager.
Posted: 14 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Turbonomic

Canon U.S.A. Fully Automates VMOTION and Storage VMOTION with VMTurbo
sponsored by Turbonomic
WHITE PAPER: Resource allocation is the key to succeeding in virtualized environments. Read this brief case study to learn how one company was able to implement a solution that automatically made intelligent adjustments, allowing them to expand their virtual footprint and control over a complex virtual environment.
Posted: 13 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Turbonomic

VMTurbo Enables Greater Performance for Large Virtual Environments
sponsored by Turbonomic
WHITE PAPER: To deliver the best possible application performance at scale, your virtual machines (VMs) need to properly allocate the available resources. Discover a VM solution that provides resource allocation to handle 30% more orders per minute and 23% better response times.
Posted: 09 Jun 2016 | Published: 09 Jun 2016

Turbonomic

Should You Let Software Define Your Data Center?
sponsored by SearchServerVirtualization
EBOOK: In this exclusive handbook, IT expert Dan Kusnetzky cuts into the hype surrounding the software-defined data center, and suggests ways IT decision makers can evaluate whether the SDDC is the right path forward.
Posted: 06 Jun 2016 | Published: 06 Jun 2016

SearchServerVirtualization
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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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