Learn about two virtualisation techniques that you can use instead of server virtualisaiton.
Hyper-V's snapshot feature may not be that useful as a backup plan, but they can help administrators cope with the pains of virtual machines.
Cisco's Unified Computing System (UCS) has ramifications for data stored on virtual servers. This tip explains what UCS changes and how to cope with it.
Roy Illsley, analyst at Butler Group explains the bigges problems that arise when backing up virtual machines, and what you can do about them.
Organisations are leaping head first into virtualisation, given the technology's purported benefits. But those that do it without considering security are taking wild risks.
Before you can secure your virtual environments, you must be able track down your machines.
EMC's rebranded management line - now known as "Ionix" - is aimed directly at cloud vendors such as HP, CA and IBM.
This guide explains how to use Hyper-V R2's new Cluster Shared Voumes feaure.
Hyper-V R2 includes hot-add and remove capabilities.
Some very big name enterprises are taking their entire server farm into the realm of virtualisation. But some pundits maintain that mainframes still have their place.
The company behind the intrusion prevention tool, Snort, will soon launch a virtualisation security product.
While virtualisation eases many common IT pains, it makes delivering applications over the network much harder. We explain how to cope.
Learn how to use VMMCA - Virtual Machine Manager Configuration Analyzer - to configure your host servers for use with Hyper-V R2.
Hyper-V can be managed via its included scripting capabilities. This tip explains how to automate and configure your virtual environments using Powershell or VBScript.
VMware's vStorage API for Data Protection can help you back up your precious virtual machines. This guide explains how.