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This Q will probably require a HUGE answer, but what desktop virtualization options do I have, and why would I want to virtualize desktops (drivers)? This question is from the Microsoft Virtualization Live Chat which took place on August 27th.
What were some of the key factors in your desktop virtualization strategy? What were the issues most important to you when you decided to implement?
I'm looking for recommendations for virtualization blogs, including server, desktop, and network related ones. Any favorite reads out there? Thanks!
My understanding of the purpose of virtualization is to reduce server sprawl. In theory if you get one physical server to do the work of two servers you increase the percent of utilization of the server while cutting down on the number of servers in the pool, thus reducing power consumption,...
Are there such things as virtualization packages that include software for storage systems after implementation?
Has anyone deployed Windows 7 desktop virtualization? How has it worked out for you? Were there any unexpecteds or things not advertised? I'm looking for use cases to determine if our move to Windows 7 should include desktop virtualization.Thanks! We'll email you
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How do you calculate the cost savings from virtualization? This question is from the Microsoft Virtualization Chat on ITKnowledgeExchange.com
Is there anyone whose company is currently employing storage virtualization that can remark on the real life benefits of the technology?
As you know, April is Storage Virtualization month around IT Knowledge Exchange. We're looking for users' top picks for sources of information on the subject, from storage virt blogs to books to Twitter personalities. Let us know where you get your storage virtualization info, and we'll give you 50...
Hi. I will be teaching an academic course in Operating System Virtualization in the spring term of 2008, and I would appreciate any community input or feedback on my plans for the course. Listed below is my projected topical syllabus; the course is a lab course, meeting once a week with a 1 hour...
What are the different obstacles and expectations for a storage virtualization project versus a traditional storage project?
How do i create a shared disk on virtualization environment? This question is from the Microsoft Virtualization Chat held on August 27th.
Have you taken the plunge into storage virtualization? How many vendors have you ended up using, ditching, or mixing after the change? Share your list, tips, and stories, and we'll share 50 knowledge points that will help you in our latest contest!
I know (pardon the pun) virtually nothing about virtualization and VCB script, but have been tasked with learning enough to configure VCB scripting to backup current VMs. I have been researching, and find there is plenty of information, scripting examples, etc - but nothing very basic that gives me...
I have found, in multiple locations, that there is a way to force 3d acceleration into a virtual machine allowing Gnome3 (and even Unity in certain scenarios) to run. I have not been able to make this work at all. I selected the "3D Acceleration" box in both programs but neither will recognize the...
Reaching out to my peers to see what tools are they using to monitor their virtual infrastructure and the pros and cons of those tools?
Can anyone share pros and cons of storage virtualization that they know of or have experienced? What other options are just as worthy of consideration to cut costs and increase storage efficiency?
Does anyone know what IBM disk controller or disk array is integrated as the disk buffer into their recently announced TS7740 enterprise tape virtualization solution?
My company is deciding between VMware and Microsoft's Hyper-V. I'm curious as to the community's thoughts on the two as far as storage, security, scalability, cost, features, licensing, cost. Any information appreciated!
I've heard rumors that Invista is no longer being updated, but I was wondering if anyone's actually using it? Have any insight as to its pros/cons or alternatives if it's being phased out? Any info would be greatly appreciated!