Defining the New Data Center Operating System

Data Center Knowledge

Featured Big data cloud data center control data center management DCOS IO Virtualization The abstraction of the hardware layer within the data center means we are able to utilize new types of controls around our data center.

Back-to-Basics Weekend Reading - Virtualizing Operating Systems.

All Things Distributed

Werner Vogels weblog on building scalable and robust distributed systems. Back-to-Basics Weekend Reading - Virtualizing Operating Systems. This weekends back-to-basics reading is on operating system virtualization. There are two papers that deserve the "classic" tag as they both form the basis for operating system virtualization that is in production today. All Things Distributed.

Dell Updates Storage Center Operating System 7 (SCOS 7)

Storage IO Blog

In case you missed it, Dell recently announced Storage Center Operating System 7 (SCOS 7) with several enhancements for their SC series storage systems (e.g. The post Dell Updates Storage Center Operating System 7 (SCOS 7) appeared first on StorageIOblog. Compellent). For those who are under maintenance agreements, the new features are no charge upgrades.

CIOs Realize That Virtualization Is Not A Magic Cure

The Accidental Successful CIO

CIOs have had a great deal of success with virtualization, but… Image Credit: Tsahi Levent-Levi. Virtualization turned out to be a magic cure, but is it still the cure that the person with the CIO job needs today? The Magic Of Virtualization.

CIOs Are Discovering That Containers Might Be The Right Way To Ship Code

The Accidental Successful CIO

In order for the software to operate correctly, the supporting software in the environment has to be identical to the software that was present when the software was developed. By contrast each container shares the operating system kernel with the other containers.

Vexata launches VX NVMe physical and virtual appliances

Computer Weekly

Startup claims near-bare metal NVMe performance by offloading controller functionality to multiple CPUs on back-end storage with an optimised Linux-based operating system

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Tips for Easy Virtualization

Galido

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?

Pluggable Databases Vs. Database Virtualization - Chuck's Blog

Chuck's Blog - EMC

Pluggable Databases Vs. Database Virtualization. Take virtualization -- as applied to servers.   A second camp decided to add server virtualization features to their existing operating systems. Virtual databases are much more than simple read only databases.

Virtualizing Microsoft SQL Server on Windows Server 2012 #winserv.

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Be an Early Expert on Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V Server, System Center 2012, Azure and Windows 8. Tommy Patterson - Virtually Cloud 9. MVP Virtual Machine. Hyper-V.nu - Powered by System Center. System Center 2012. Virtual. Virtualization. Virtualizing Microsoft SQL Server on Windows Server 2012 #winserv #mssql #itpro #sqlpass. Virtualizing Microsoft SQL Server on Windows Server 2012 #winserv #mssql #itpro #sqlpass. Sign in.

5 Steps to Deploying Windows 8 with System Center 2012 Service.

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Be an Early Expert on Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V Server, System Center 2012, Azure and Windows 8. Tommy Patterson - Virtually Cloud 9. MVP Virtual Machine. Hyper-V.nu - Powered by System Center. System Center 2012. Virtual. Virtualization. 5 Steps to Deploying Windows 8 with System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 - Migration and Deployment - Part 3 of 19. Add Operating System Image. Step 3 - Add Operating System Image.

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Critical Xen hypervisor flaw endangers virtualized environments

Network World

A critical vulnerability in the widely used Xen hypervisor allows attackers to break out of a guest operating system running inside a virtual machine and access the host system's entire memory. This is a serious violation of the security barrier enforced by the hypervisor and poses a particular threat to multi-tenant data centers where the customers' virtualized servers share the same underlying hardware.

VMware patches critical virtual machine escape flaws

Network World

VMware has released critical security patches for vulnerabilities demonstrated during the recent Pwn2Own hacking contest that could be exploited to escape from the isolation of virtual machines. The team's exploit chain started with a compromise of Microsoft Edge, moved to the Windows kernel, and then exploited the two flaws to escape from a virtual machine and execute code on the host operating system.

Pwn2Own hacking contest ends with two virtual machine escapes

Network World

Two teams of researchers managed to win the biggest bounties at this year's Pwn2Own hacking contest by escaping from the VMware Workstation virtual machine and executing code on the host operating system. Virtual machines are in used in many scenarios to create throw-away environments that pose no threat to the main operating system in case of compromise.

CIOs Need To Realize That Virtualization Isn't All That It's Cracked Up To Be (a chief information officer needs an IT strategy to create IT alignment)

The Accidental Successful CIO

Sure Virtualization Seems Neat In The Beginning, But…. To read the IT trade journals or speak with CIOs you’d think that we’ve all found the magic silver bullet that IT’s been looking for during the past few years: server virtualization. What Is Virtualization?

Usage of Virtual Appliances in Microsoft Azure

Galido

When you place your resources in the cloud utilizing Microsoft as a provider of public cloud, your network which is situated in the cloud can be termed as a n Azure virtual network (Vnet). Your virtual network can be configured in a similar way as your internal on-premises network; i.e,

TSO Logic: Cloud Migration Offers Instant Savings

Data Center Knowledge

Nearly half (45 percent) of on-premise virtualized operating system instances could run more economically in the cloud, for a 43 percent annual savings, according to new research. Cloud Computing VirtualizationRead More.

Windows Server 2016 TP4 – Virtual Network Adapters in Hyper-V

CanITPro

This week I wanted to look at the capabilities with virtual Network adapter in Hyper-V. You can now add or remove a network adapter while the virtual machine is running, without any downtime and assign proper names to those vNICs.

Talking Containers, Virtualization, and Interop

Scott Lowe

and as a returning speaker I recently had the opportunity to do a podcast with Technology Advice about SDN, virtualization, containers, and Interop. Companies are applying the “SDN” term to everything from using a Linux-based network operating system (NOS) on their hardware to adding APIs to existing proprietary NOSes or providing virtual appliances of their software. Last year, I had the pleasure of attending and speaking at Interop for the very first time. (I

VMware: A Tech Titan And Leader In Cloud Infrastructure and Digital Transformation

CTOvision

Their roots are in virtualizing operating systems on servers. Everyone has heard of VMware. But the firm has become so very capable it is easy to misunderstand the firm. But through innovation and acquisition and a focused strategic of improvement they have gone far beyond that. VMware provides enterprises with a way to better manage [.]. Cloud Computing Companies Tech Titans vmware

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Step-By-Step: Managing Azure Active Directory Domain Service via Virtual Server

CanITPro

With Azure Active Directory services now enabled via prior posts , this post will demonstrate how to add a virtual server that is setup on Azure on the managed domain and use Active Directory administration tools to manage the AAD-DS managed domain.

Thinking Out Loud: DIY Network Virtualization?

Scott Lowe

Basically, the statement was that it was possible to create do-it-yourself network virtualization. I will say that it would likely be difficult, beyond the reach of most organizations and individuals, and would still suffer from a number of operational drawbacks. What are the core components of a network virtualization solution? Programmable edge virtual switches in the hypervisor. As you can see, there are some pretty significant operational concerns there.

NetApp Outlines Strategy For Data Management Across Clouds

Data Center Knowledge

With a vision for an enterprise data management solution, NetApp (NTAP) outlined its strategy to use its clustered Data ONTAP operating system and provide seamless cloud management across any blend of private and public cloud resources. Cloud Computing Storage Virtualization netapp NTAP

Windows Azure Host Updates: Why, When, and How

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Windows Azure’s compute platform, which includes Web Roles, Worker Roles, and Virtual Machines, is based on machine virtualization. It’s the deep access to the underlying operating system that makes Windows Azure’s Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) uniquely.( read more ). Windows Azure

Diving into dev 2

IT Toolbox

You can either install Linux and use that instead of your existing operating system, install Linux in a separate partition or simply install Linux in a virtual machine. If you are anything like me then you most probably had a look in your dev directory to see what is there. What's that? You don't have Linux installed? I feel sorry but there is a solution.

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Why R2? Step-by-Step: Automated Tiered Storage with Windows Server 2012 R2

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that highlights the key enhancements and new capabilities that we''re seeing driving particular interest in this latest release of our Windows Server operating system in the field. Hyper-V Virtualization Server 2012 VHDx VM Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Server 2012 Storage

Step-by-Step: Build a FREE SharePoint 2013 Dev/Test Lab in the.

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Back-to-Basics Weekend Reading - The Working Set Model for Program Behavior

All Things Distributed

This weekend we go back in time all the way to the beginning of operating systems research. In the first SOSP conference in 1967 there were several papers that laid the foundation for the development of structured operating systems.

Best of TechEd 2013: Windows Azure - New Choices and Flexibility.

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Be an Early Expert on Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V Server, System Center 2012, Azure and Windows 8. Tommy Patterson - Virtually Cloud 9. MVP Virtual Machine. Hyper-V.nu - Powered by System Center. System Center 2012. Virtual. Virtualization. Sign in.

Tech Blogs – Best Must Read Tech Resources 2019

Galido

The deeper we dive into modern technology terms, the more it seems we try to blend physical and virtual worlds together. These areas of IT include general IT and technology, security, IT feeds, cloud computing, data center, mobile, and operating system and software blogs.

Top 10 Transformational Impacts of the Cloud in 2013

Cloud Musings

Personal comments and insight on cloud computing related technologies and their use in the public sector to support net-centric operations. 20, 2012 — NJVC ® , an information technology solutions provider headquartered in northern Virginia and supplier of Cloudcuity™ AppDeployer , and Virtual Global , a provider of cloud-enabled enterprise IT solutions based in northern. are so integral to modern business operations. About Virtual Global.

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(Lack of) Patch Management Highlighted in US Congress

Cloud Musings

Patch management is the process of identifying, acquiring, installing, and verifying patches for products and systems. This nightmare true story and compelling endorsement from CERT®/CC, however, masks the ugly operational patch management implementation complexities.

Step-By-Step: Enabling Hyper-V for use on Windows 10

CanITPro

Virtualization provides a plethora of solutions from making the most of an organization’s hardware investment to running specific applications in other OS offerings. Windows 8 was the first Windows client operating system to include hardware virtualization.(

Best IT and Tech Blogs – Must Read Information Technology Resources 2019

Galido

These areas of IT include general IT and technology, security, IT feeds, cloud computing, data center, mobile, social media, tips and tricks, virtualization, and operating system and software blogs. Operating System & Software Blogs. Virtualization Blog.

Super-fast Failovers with VM Machine Guest Clustering in Windows.

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Be an Early Expert on Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V Server, System Center 2012, Azure and Windows 8. Tommy Patterson - Virtually Cloud 9. MVP Virtual Machine. Hyper-V.nu - Powered by System Center. System Center 2012. Virtual. Virtualization. Super-fast Failovers with VM Machine Guest Clustering in Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V - Become a Virtualization Expert in 20 Days! Want to follow along as we step through Virtual Machine Guest Clustering?

Step-by-Step: Connect to Your Cloud Lab with Windows Azure.

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Be an Early Expert on Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V Server, System Center 2012, Azure and Windows 8. Tommy Patterson - Virtually Cloud 9. MVP Virtual Machine. Hyper-V.nu - Powered by System Center. System Center 2012. Virtual. Virtualization. Previously, my friend and colleague Bob Hunt stepped us through this configuration process in the following article on his blog: Step-by-Step: Building a Windows Azure Virtual Network and Site-to-Site VPN.