When most administrators create a virtual machine, one consideration they have to give other than the size of the hard disk is weather they want to have the virtual disk to be fixed size or dynamically expanding. In this article we will examine the characterstics of both fixed and dynamically expanding virtual disks, note that what kind of virtualization platform such as VMWare,.
If you are just making a move to virtualizing your infrastructure or new to virtualization technologies, you might want to give Microsoft Assesment Tool for Private Cloud a try. The assesment tool for private cloud asks you a few questions about your current IT infrastructure, virtulization capabilties in place already, service level agreements if any etc.. Once the tool completes its assessment,.
VMWare vSphere Storage Appliance is a new offering from VMWare starting with its Datacenter grade virtualization suite called VSphere 5. VMWare offers ultimate simplicity in implementing the VSA solution (According to VMWare you can do this in five clicks). In this article we will examine what VMWare vSphere Storage Appliance is and how it can be beneficial to SMBs. Currently, it is the.
Memory Over Commitment is a feature that VMWare products especially its ESX and VSphere line of suites provide. This feature has become so popular and advantageous to VMWare because none of its closest competitors in virtualization infrastucture world provide it (that’s right, Microsoft’s Hyper-V and Citrix Xen Server do not have this feature). Let us examine what Memory Over.
If you are wanting to learn virtualization, you most probably will need a small virtualization lab set up. In most cases, to set up a virtualization lab, you would need to use additional hardware. If you want to experience baremetal virtualization with products such as VMWare vSPhere, Microsoft Hyper-V or Citrix Xenserver you will definitely need additional hardware especially for setting.