Virtualization

Learn how to manage and secure virtual environments, stay current on virtualization news, and discover best practices for getting the most out of desktop and server virtualization.

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VMware just created its first Linux OS, and it’s container-friendly

VMware releases Project Photon as way to dispel fears that container technology could threaten virtualization giant


VMware prepares its virtualization stack for Docker

VMware open sources a Linux distribution and access management software

Docker update speeds and organizes container deployments

Docker Engine 1.6 and Docker Registry 2.0 work together to make the software containter easier to manage

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Docker 1.6 caters to dev and ops alike with new features

The newest release of Docker includes an all-new framework for distributing Docker images, and logging options to satisfy ops folks along with devs.

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Will containers kill the virtual machine?

Container technology is sweeping across the cloud and virtualization industry. What does it mean for existing technology like cloud and virtual machines?

VMware helps CIOs tunnel their way to more secure mobile apps

VMware's goal is to make it easier for administrators to control what apps and resources mobile users can access.

Brocade switch extends SDN, campus automation

The new Brocade switch is the ICX 7250. It supports up to eight 10G Ethernet ports for uplinks or stacking, and can be stacked 12-high into a virtual chassis supporting 576 Gigabit Ethernet and 96 10G ports.

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Microsoft: Docker for Windows Server is right around the corner

Microsoft will demo Docker Engine on Windows Server, one of several upcoming container-centric initiatives by both Microsoft and Docker, at the BUILD conference.

Microsoft creates a container for Windows

Windows Server Containers will be able to run applications specifically built for Windows Server and .Net

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CoreOS moves tectonic plates, Docker may feel earthquakes

CoreOS gets $12 million funding from Google Ventures, announced Tectonic.

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CoreOS's Tectonic shift: Enterprise-grade container management

Tectonic, the enterprise distribution of CoreOS's container management stack, leverages Google's Kubernetes -- and a round of Google venture capital.

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The VirtualBox 5.0 beta is finally here

Oracle's desktop virtualization software gets its first major point revision in almost five years, but the changes are more evolutionary than revolutionary.

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Backing up a Windows Hyper-V Cluster

Microsoft was nice enough to provide Hyper-V backup capability for individual Hyper-V hosts that worked great and was free with the OS. Once you move to a Hyper-V cluster however, the free ride is over.

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Chromebit may be the hottest enterprise device ever

Will this sub-$100 device repeat the success of Chromecast?

AWS targets interrupted sessions with virtual desktops upgrade

The company has made many small WorkSpaces improvements for admins and users

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SDN management battle: TAPs vs. network packet brokers

Network management is a sticky issue when it comes to implementing software-defined networks and network virtualization.

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Google Cloud Launcher deploys VM-based apps in a snap

Google offers a new service for launching packaged apps in VMs to Cloud Platform, by way of a partnership with Bitnami.

EMC pools enterprise smarts to create data 'lakes'

Technology from VMware, Pivotal and EMC storage will go into big-data analytics systems.

Docker scoops up Kitematic for smoother Mac compatibility

Startup's open-source tool adds a GUI and one-click Docker installation.

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