How to create a virtual machine in Google Cloud Platform

Tech Republic Data Center

The key component of cloud-based computing is the virtual machine. Creating a VM using Google Cloud Platform is simple, but there are some decisions to make

The CIO’s Guide to Distributed Cloud


Organizations that hesitate to commit to a total migration to the public cloud model use a combination — or hybrid — of private-cloud-inspired and public cloud styles of computing. Read more: 4 Trends Impacting Cloud Adoption in 2020. What is distributed cloud?

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Huawei aims to certify 1,000 engineers with launch of Singapore ‘virtual’ AI academy


Huawei Technologies has launched a “virtual” artificial intelligence (AI) academy in Singapore offering 140 free online courses in AI, 5G, cloud computing, and big data. The Chinese tech giant says […].

Docker could threaten cloud providers' portability plans

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Applications Cloud Computing Virtualization Docker Application Virtualization PaaS Cloud Computing Credit: iStockphoto read more.

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The Top 10 Cloud Myths


Myths continue to plague cloud computing. Although cloud computing has become much more mainstream in the last five years, some of the myths that circulated during its advent still persist today. Cloud should be thought of as a means to an end. 1: Cloud is always about money.

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How Virtualization Creates Cloud-Ready Security Options

Data Center Knowledge

With so much focus on cloud, it''s equally important to meet security challenges that occur on modern virtualization platforms. In working with virtualization, just like any other technology, security must be a priority. It''s time to create cloud-ready security.

Virtual Application Delivery with Microsoft App-V


If you keep up with the latest technology news, it seems like virtualization is happening in every corner of the IT world. Post-acquisition, Microsoft rebranded Softricity’s application virtualization suite into App-V.

Building Your Hybrid Cloud - Nested Virtualization in Windows Server 2016

IT Pros Rock!

Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze take us through an in-depth walkthrough of one of the newest features in Windows Server 2016 – Nested Virtualization. 1:41] What is Nested Virtualization and how does it benefit my organization? [9:22] Cloud Solutions Hub.

The transformation to the virtual cloud enterprise, principles

IT Toolbox

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Evolving to Next-Gen Data Center: Cloud, Storage, Virtualization, Security

Data Center Knowledge

How are data center managers adjusting to cloud and the explosion of data? AFCOM Cloud Computing Security Virtualization cloud data center Data Center WorldAFCOM survey sheds light on the impact of current trends on the data center. Read More.

Building Your Hybrid Cloud – Nested Virtualization in Windows Server 2016

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Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze take us through an in-depth walkthrough of one of the newest features in Windows Server 2016 – Nested Virtualization. 1:41] What is Nested Virtualization and how does it benefit my organization? [9:22] Cloud Solutions Hub.

Microsoft’s new Windows Virtual Desktop lets you run Windows 10 in the cloud


Microsoft announced Windows Virtual Desktop, a new Azure-based service that provides a full virtualized multi-user Windows 10 experience. There are plenty of third-party solutions for running a Windows desktop in the cloud, but until now, Microsoft itself seemed hesitant to offer the same kind of user experience. Today, however, the company announced Windows Virtual Desktop, a […].

Five Security Best Practices for Cloud and Virtualization Platforms

Data Center Knowledge

Getting bogged down by cloud and security? Check out these ways to lock down your cloud and virtualization platform! Cloud Computing Security cloud securityRead More.

Free Tools to Help Manage your Virtualized Datacenter  


Virtual server deployments can get complex quickly. When you are studying for your certification exams, educators typically have virtual labs setup for you that allow you to quickly login to and plug away at your task. Once you begin using virtual servers in a live production environment, it can be easy to get unorganized. By Natalie Lehrer.

Optimizing Cloud and Virtualization – With the End-User in Mind

Data Center Knowledge

There's clear growth within data center and cloud services. Today, find out how to optimize your cloud and virtualization architecture while still focusing on the end-user! Cloud Computing Virtualization cloudHowever, where does the end-user come in? Read More.

VMworld: Look at Acquisitions for Virtualization's Cloud Play

Information Week

VMware's buying spree is part of its efforts to transform beyond its virtualization roots and into a container- and Kubernetes-focused cloud everything company

HPC Virtualization Use Cases and Best Practices

Data Center Knowledge

The power of virtualization has now expanded into the HPC world. Find out how new virtual systems can impact your HPC environment and your business! Cloud Computing HPC cloud VirtualizationRead More.

How Government IT Uses Virtualization to Lock Down Clouds

Data Center Knowledge

Virtualization creates data center efficiency and increased control of the data that is being delivered. Cloud Computing Virtualization government Government IT still has to process data, support users, and deliver workloads which are critical to social services.

How Data Center Virtualization Shrinks Physical Distance

Data Center Knowledge

In working with cloud and virtualization, specifically around data center infrastructure, we see that there is an underlying theme: removing the complexity of distance. Cloud Computing Virtualization cloud Read More.

Five Best Practices to Optimize Virtualization and Cloud

Data Center Knowledge

As you move your organization closer to the cloud you'll experience even greater levels of virtualization and data abstraction Read More. Featured Virtualization cloud

Virtualization – A Look to the Future

Data Center Knowledge

The data center industry has moved way beyond simple server virtualization, and is exploring new avenues to make virtualization an even more powerful platform. Let’s take a look at some of these newer approaches to virtualization. Featured Virtualization cloudRead More.

The transformation to the virtual cloud enterprise, steps (i)

IT Toolbox

The transformation to the virtual cloud enterprise, steps. The virtual cloud enterprise consists of a value chain realised by services provided by external parties but integrated and coordinated by the governancecontinuing from.

Microsoft Azure: Boosting machine learning and virtual desktops with GPUs

Tech Republic Data Center

Nvidia graphics processors are now part of Microsoft's hybrid cloud platform, in your data centre and on the edge of your network

Using a Virtual Warehouse to Manufacture Real-World Tools

Information Week

An aircraft parts supplier explores a cloud-based resource to transform how it responds to demand

AWS Cloud Robotics Summit 18-19 Aug 2020


This will be an awesome event, virtual of course: Accelerate your robotics application development and testing Join technical experts from across the robotics industry for a complimentary educational event.

Amazon CTO Vogels: Going Beyond Monolithic Virtualization

Information Week

AWS re:Invent reveals how Amazon broke boundaries on virtualization and the benefits Vanguard reaped from cloud migration

Red Hat Virtualization Revamp Takes On Hyperconvergence

Data Center Knowledge

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HPC Virtualization: Three Key Considerations

Data Center Knowledge

Now, find out how to create an even more efficient, virtualized, HPC ecosystem. Big Data Cloud Computing HPC VirtualizationHPC and supercomputers are controlling some of the biggest workloads in the world. Read More.

Virtual Instruments to add cloud storage monitoring by end of 2017

Computer Weekly

Storage performance and monitoring provider Virtual Instruments leverages Xangati functionality to add cloud storage monitoring to existing SAN and NAS capabilities in Virtual Wisdom

Reinvention and the virtuous circle of learning by doing: the case of The Virtual Excellence Show

Trends in the Living Networks

For the last couple of months I have been selectively sharing conversations, tutorials, and highlight videos from The Virtual Excellence Show on this blog, but I haven’t written anything about the show itself. Physical events supplanted by virtual events. Everything virtual.

VMware Unveils Virtual Network Functions Delivered as Cloud Services

Data Center Knowledge

Rolls out 30 virtual network services for telcos on its vCloud platform Read More. Cloud Computing Networking VMware

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Dog Food Conference 2014 Infrastructure & DevOps sessions feature Virtualization, Cloud, Automation & MORE!

IT Pros Rock!

Cloud, Infrastructure and DevOps Sessions at DogFoodCon 2014. For IT Pros, the Infrastructure and DevOps sessions include topics on Modernization, Virtualization, Cloud, Automation, Configuration Management and MORE! Orchestrating the Cloud with Azure Automation by Keith Mayer.

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Big Switch Unifies Physical and Virtual Networks for OpenStack

Data Center Knowledge

Big Cloud Fabric 3.0 Cloud Computing Networking Technology Virtualizationprovides single pane of glass for network management Read More.

Preparing the up and coming virtual cloud Enterprise (i)

IT Toolbox

Preparing the up and coming virtual cloud Enterprise. Operations as a Service and the Cloud Enterprise. continuing from.

Virtualization Management Tips: Optimizing Your Environment

Data Center Knowledge

Most likely, you're using virtualization today. Virtualization cloudBut is it running properly? Do you have efficiency built in? Read More.

Performance Analysis: Bare-Metal and Virtual Clouds

Data Center Knowledge

More organizations are off-loading their applications and workloads into the cloud environment every day. Find out if a bare-metal or virtual cloud environment is right for you. Read More. White Papers Internap

The transformation to the virtual cloud Enterprise (ii)

IT Toolbox

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SingleHop Launches VMware-based Virtual Private Cloud

Data Center Knowledge

SingleHop announces the launch of its new Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) infrastructure service. Read More. Shared VPC

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Startups created as virtual cloud Enterprises today

IT Toolbox

By 2020, a corporate "no-cloud" policy will be as rare as a "no-internet" policy is today, Cloud-first, and even cloud-only, is replacing the defensive no-cloud stance that dominated many large providers in recent years. According to Gartner. "By Today, most provider technology innovation

Tips for Easy Virtualization


Virtualization is popular these days for businesses for several reasons, but primarily to reduce hardware and infrastructure costs, performance, backups and redundancy, while being able to scale infrastructure and provide resources on demand. . What is Virtualization? Cloud

TechNet Radio: (Part 8) Building Your Hybrid Cloud - Build Your Compute Fabric with System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

IT Pros Rock!

In today’s “Building a Hybrid Cloud” episode, Keith Mayer and Brian Lewis demo for us how build and manage our compute fabric with System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager.

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The transformation to the virtual cloud enterprise, steps

IT Toolbox

Essentially enterprises outsource today resources, value chain activities and IT to a cloud of external providers so enterprises can ramp up and down their capabilities as needed. To adapt to the increasingly faster market demands, new enterprise business models appeared.

GeekWire Awards 2020 revealed: Big winners, celebrities and surprises power virtual event


We couldn’t get together in person, but we still found a way to celebrate the best in Pacific Northwest tech on Thursday as the GeekWire Awards went virtual. Startups Events GeekWire Awards 2020 startups virtual event