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]

Virtual Hadoop: Gaining Traction

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The story of the industry''s adoption of virtualization has a recurring theme: workloads once thought entirely unsuitable for virtualization make obvious sense in hindsight. Virtualize my test and dev environment?    Virtualize a database? 

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Why R2? Software Defined Networking with Hyper-V Network Virtualization

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Hyper-V Network Virtualization (HNV) is part of our Software Defined Networking (SDN) portfolio that is included inbox with Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2. Hyper-V Network Virtualization (HNV) – Virtualizing the Network Layer.

Red Hat Virtualization Revamp Takes On Hyperconvergence

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How Data Center Virtualization Shrinks Physical Distance

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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.

What is Microsoft Virtual Academy?


Anthony Bartolo Learning Certification MVA Microsoft Virtual Academy IT professionals are, for the most part, driven to best use technology to enable people from within the organization they support.

Step-By-Step: Azure Virtual Network Peering


However, the engineering team has been doing a tremendous job at enhancing the capabilities of virtual networking in Azure. VNet peering is a way to connects two virtual networks in the same region (that is key) through the Azure backbone network.

Is Virtual Reality the Next Revolution in Healthcare?


When we think of virtual reality, it usually relates to video games and general entertainment, but technology is doing more than just giving the masses a chance to live roleplay as a superhero -- it’s helping us with our health. Here are a few ways virtual reality is revolutionizing healthcare. Virtual reality can create situations the patient is likely to experience, with realism so strong that they can experience the smell and the feel at once. Rick Delgado.

CIOs Realize That Virtualization Is Not A Magic Cure

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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.

Five Best Practices to Optimize Virtualization and Cloud

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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

HPC Virtualization: Three Key Considerations

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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.

VMware or Microsoft? Evaluating Hyper-V Network Virtualization as an alternative to VMware NSX

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Network Virtualization, and Software-Defined Networking (SDN) at-large, have been getting a lot of attention recently. I’ve already spent quite a bit on vSphere and vCenter, and I’m not sure I have budget for yet another separately licensed virtualization product.

Diagnose Azure Virtual Network VPN connectivity issues with PowerShell

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Azure Virtual Network Gateways provide a great solution for quickly building secure cross-premises network connectivity for a Hybrid Cloud via IPsec site-to-site VPN tunnels. When the VPN tunnel isn't able to connect between Azure and your on-premises gateway device due to configuration or networking issues, you'll see a broken connection displayed in the Azure Management Portal for that Virtual Network Gateway. Azure Virtual Network - Disconnected.

Virtualizing Microsoft SQL Server on Windows Server 2012 #winserv.

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Tommy Patterson - Virtually Cloud 9. MVP Virtual Machine. 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. Virtualizing Microsoft SQL Server on Windows Server 2012 #winserv #mssql #itpro #sqlpass. Virtualizing SQL Server with Windows Server 2012 & Hyper-V. Sign in. IT Pros ROCK!

HPC Virtualization Use Cases and Best Practices

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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.

Step-by-Step: Perform Cloud Restores of Windows Azure Virtual Machines using PowerShell - Part 2

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Backup and restore of Windows Azure virtual machines has been a hot topic lately in the events that I’ve been delivering. blog that covers the first part of the process: safely backing up Windows Azure virtual machine hard disks to cloud-based blob storage.

UPDATE: FREE Hands-on "Virtual Study Halls" with Live Expert.

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Tommy Patterson - Virtually Cloud 9. MVP Virtual Machine. Virtual. Virtualization. UPDATE: FREE Hands-on "Virtual Study Halls" with Live Expert Q&A. UPDATE: FREE Hands-on "Virtual Study Halls" with Live Expert Q&A. UPDATE: FREE Hands-on "Virtual Study Halls" with Live Expert Q&A. What is a Virtual Study Hall? Configure Hyper-V Virtual Machines, Storage and Networks. Sign in. IT Pros ROCK!

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

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

One-Third of AT&T’s Network is Now Virtualized

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Telco exec reports progress on network virtualization project in its third year Read More. Networking

Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines: Reset Forgotten Admin Passwords with Windows PowerShell

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At these events, IT Pros frequently ask us about resetting passwords on Microsoft Azure virtual machines … If we forget the Admin password for a provisioned Azure VM, is there an easy way to reset it?

Big Switch Unifies Physical and Virtual Networks for OpenStack

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

Network Virtualization isn’t Vaporware

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After writing a post on SearchNetworking asking the question if Network Virtualization was Vaporware, I got a lot of feedback. I know full well network virtualization in itself isn’t vaporware. The number of virtual ports exceeded the number of physical ports back in 2010 I believe.

Is Data Virtualization the Future of Enterprise Storage?

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I recently attended Storage Field Day 7 (See disclosure) and was introduced to the concept of data virtualization. From a high-level data virtualization is the abstraction of data services from the physical data. Initially, the concept of data virtualization didn’t.

Virtual reality is actually here

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If you think virtual reality exists today primarily in the gaming industry, you are seriously behind the times! As processing power has increased and gaming engines have evolved, the virtual worlds created for games have expanded significantly. VR springing up all over, and in some rather surprising places. VR videos are already available on YouTube, Android PlayStore and the Apple Store.

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Guided Hands-on Lab: Virtual Networking 101 with System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager (VMM)

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System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) offers a ton of flexibility when centrally defining and managing Private Cloud network fabrics across multiple sites, subnets, VLANs and virtualized network address spaces.

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

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

Virtualization Fuels Converged Infrastructure Deployments

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Convergence Infrastructure SPONSORED convergence VirtualizationSponsored by: Dell and Intel New IT service delivery methodologies are revolutionizing how IT departments function and how users access the applications that make businesses successful. Demands on IT have necessitated a change to on-demand services, self-service models, and increasing focus.

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

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For IT Pros, the Infrastructure and DevOps sessions include topics on Modernization, Virtualization, Cloud, Automation, Configuration Management and MORE! Building Virtual Datacenters in Microsoft Azure IaaS using PowerShell by Trevor Sullivan.

Step-by-Step: Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine Readiness Assessment Tool


The Azure Virtual Machine.( virtual machine Azure Virtualization tool Assessment how-toMoving to the cloud can be a daunting task, and sometimes it is hard to know where to start. You may have questions like w hat workloads can be moved? W hat workloads can't? W hat can be moved after some modifications? read more ).

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PlumGrid, Cisco, Others Launch Open Network Virtualization Project

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Networking Technology VirtualizationHost of major SDN, NFV firms absent from Linux Foundation-led IO Visor Project Read More.

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Five Security Best Practices for Cloud and Virtualization Platforms

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

Managing Azure Virtual Machines with Server Manager


Virtual Machines VM Windows Server 2012 R2 Azure Virtualization Windows Server 2012 Server Manager Windows ServerOne of the best and improved features in Server 2012 is being able to manage multiple servers from Server Manager either from Server or desktop.

Virtual Infrastructure Resource Monitoring Best Practices

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Today, we’re going to take a look at a very critical monitoring and resource management aspect of the modern data center: Your virtualization layer (logical). Resources Virtualization resource monitoringPretty much all analysts agree that today’s data center is the driving engine behind major business initiatives. Most of all, today’s.