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The future of server virtualization

by Michael Warrilow  |  January 10, 2018

x86-based server virtualisation has changed. It has rapidly evolved and is now a mature market. So, analysis of the market needs to change too. The future can be scary (image...

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Focusing on the Enterprise-Defined Data Center

by Tom Bittman  |  May 18, 2015

We need another IT term, right? My problem is terms like "Software-Defined Data Center" focus on a very limited "how," and not the "why." And far too many of the...

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Some Perspective on the Explosion of VMs in the Cloud

by Tom Bittman  |  March 5, 2015

Virtualization was dominated by on-premises enterprise virtualization, and on-premises private clouds were the primary sourcing model for VMs offered as a service - for a few years. Certainly not true...

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Can you make your containers contain?

by Joerg Fritsch  |  January 8, 2015

Security properties of containers are a largely unexplored field and there is a lot of controversial discussion about whether containers do contain or not. --At times it seems that the...

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New research on Leveraging the DevOps Toolchain to Automate andSecure "Stuff"

by Joerg Fritsch  |  September 15, 2014

A while ago I blogged about DevOps and how clients that run their data center on commercial off the shelf software should think about DevOps. As to date nothing truly...

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About commingling Virtual Machines

by Joerg Fritsch  |  February 3, 2014

An inquiry that pops up every now and then is whether a computing node with a hyper-visor installed should be considered good enough to segregate virtual machines with different security...

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Quality and Automation, Partners in Enabling DevOps

by Thomas Murphy  |  November 6, 2013

Recently we have seen a spate of highly visible application roll out failures.  Because of the exposure it seems like these may be "isolated" incidents but I feel they are...

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VMworld 2013: Will VMware Regain its Voice?

by Chris Wolf  |  August 19, 2013

Think of one of your favorite bands. Odds are that when they first hit the scene they were brash, unapologetic, and reached stardom at an unthinkable pace. Then what happened?...

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Privately contemplating private cloud

by Michael Warrilow  |  July 12, 2013

As much of the Northern Hemisphere enjoys summer, I sit here (quite jealous in a cold Sydney office!) contemplating the future or virtualization and private cloud. To assist me in...

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The Rumble in the Jungle–Debating the Necessity of Virtual Desktops

by Chris Wolf  |  June 5, 2013

This year’s Gartner Catalyst conference is shaping up to be a memorable event. Catalyst has always been known for cutting edge sessions and this year is no different. Some of...

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