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March 8, 2011  8:41 PM

Managing the Growth and Impact of Virtual Machines and Memory – Part VIII



Posted by: Robert Davis
Availability, Demand Paging, Demand Segmentation, Hypervisor, IT Configuration, IT Service Delivery, Multiprocessing, Multiprogramming, Operating System, OS, Virtual Machine, Virtual Machine Monitor, Virtual Memory, VM, VMM

Given the proliferation of available hardware and software products that enable capitalizing on benefits associated with IT virtualization, when IT employees fail to perform effective configuration management; potential threats to the IT architecture are significantly increased. Besides managing...

March 4, 2011  6:42 PM

Managing the Growth and Impact of Virtual Machines and Memory – Part VII



Posted by: Robert Davis
Availability, Demand Paging, Demand Segmentation, Hypervisor, IT Configuration, IT Service Delivery, Multiprocessing, Multiprogramming, Operating System, OS, Virtual Machine, Virtual Machine Monitor, Virtual Memory, VM, VMM

As with any IT architecture item, to address the entity’s processing needs, virtual machines require execution of effective configuration management....


March 1, 2011  4:21 PM

Managing the Growth and Impact of Virtual Machines and Memory – Part VI



Posted by: Robert Davis
Availability, Demand Paging, Demand Segmentation, Hypervisor, IT Configuration, IT Service Delivery, Multiprocessing, Multiprogramming, Operating System, OS, Virtual Machine, Virtual Machine Monitor, Virtual Memory, VM, VMM

Though a process virtual machine can be considered an application-orientated system virtual machine; process virtual machine uniqueness resides in the provisioning of “a platform-independent programming environment...


February 25, 2011  5:47 PM

Managing the Growth and Impact of Virtual Machines and Memory – Part V



Posted by: Robert Davis
Availability, Demand Paging, Demand Segmentation, Hypervisor, IT Configuration, IT Service Delivery, Multiprocessing, Multiprogramming, Operating System, OS, Virtual Machine, Virtual Machine Monitor, Virtual Memory, VM, VMM

Derived from virtual memory concepts, virtual machines are a distinct IT configuration class. Under the virtual machine class, a ‘system virtual machine’ represents one physical unit subdivided so each of...


February 22, 2011  11:34 PM

Managing the Growth and Impact of Virtual Machines and Memory – Part IV



Posted by: Robert Davis
Availability, Demand Paging, Demand Segmentation, IT Configuration, IT Service Delivery, Multiprogramming, Operating System, OS, Virtual Memory, VM

Demand paging is a technique wherein computer memory is divided into fixed-length blocks. These fixed-length blocks, commonly referred to as pages, can be effectively exchanged or


February 18, 2011  9:11 PM

Managing the Growth and Impact of Virtual Machines and Memory – Part III



Posted by: Robert Davis
Availability, Demand Segmentation, IT Configuration, IT Service Delivery, Multiprogramming, Operating System, OS, Virtual Memory, VM

Virtual memory is typically implemented based on at least one of two principle techniques: demand segmentation and demand paging. Demand segmentation is a technique in which...


February 15, 2011  10:06 PM

Managing the Growth and Impact of Virtual Machines and Memory – Part II



Posted by: Robert Davis
Availability, IT Configuration, IT Service Delivery, Multiprogramming, Operating System, OS, Virtual Memory, VM

IT virtualization services are derived from the application of virtual memory deployment conventions. In layperson terms, virtual memory exists when the operating system separates end-user logical addressable space from physical...


February 12, 2011  12:46 AM

Managing the Growth and Impact of Virtual Machines and Memory – Part I



Posted by: Robert Davis
Availability, IT Configuration, IT Service Delivery, Multiprogramming

IT virtualization represents the creation of a seemly boundless version of an IT resource to the end-user. Historically, once a suitable means of multiprogramming was discovered for processing datum, efforts to expand...


February 8, 2011  9:21 PM

Governing IT: Setting Control Objectives – Part VIII



Posted by: Robert Davis
Acquire and Implement, Availability, COBIT Domains, Confidentiality, Control Objectives, Deliver and Support, Effectiveness, Efficiency, Integrity, MIS, Monitor and Evaluate, Plan and Organize, Planning Committee, Reliability, Risk Management

IT goals election as well as information systems design, implementation, and maintenance are bound by IT objectives. Performing an IT maturity assessment can assist in determining where improvements are most needed. Subsequently, IT control objectives selection conveys what is considered...


February 4, 2011  11:07 PM

Governing IT: Setting Control Objectives – Part VII



Posted by: Robert Davis
Acquire and Implement, Availability, COBIT Domains, Confidentiality, Control Objectives, Deliver and Support, Effectiveness, Efficiency, Integrity, MIS, Monitor and Evaluate, Plan and Organize, Planning Committee, Reliability, Risk Management

“An [entity's] Management Information System...


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