I need a hypervisor to use for my personal SharePoint 2013 development. I have already experimented with Hyper-V which is free and probably setup instructions for it more easily available. I have not played around with any version of VMware or other hypervisors yet. I am building a new system, because even installing fixed size [...]
Answer Question | May 9, 2013 12:07 PM
Hyper-V, Hypervisor, Virtualization, VMware
What is the difference between distance learning and virtual learning environment?
Answer Question | May 9, 2013 8:13 AM
Virtual learning, Virtualization
Hi, Is it possible to back up a VM from the host perspective by transferring a VM’s individual file and folders using traditional approach. Thanks Mohan
Answer Question | May 7, 2013 3:26 PM
Times are changing in the desktop virtualization market as more vendors are focusing on mobility, including Citrix who canceled its Citrix Synergy conference in London this October to run several smaller mobility shows. What do you think of this shift from desktops to mobility?
Answer Question | April 29, 2013 1:18 PM
Citrix, Desktop virtualization, Mobility
Stephen J. Bigelow raises the question: How much of a difference do server configurations really make? I would say a lot. What say you?
Answer Question | April 15, 2013 2:32 PM
Hypervisor, Server configuration
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.1 was recently released with improved storage capabilities, easier management of data centers, as well as additional Red Hat-based cloud provisioning. For Red Hat users, does Virtualization 3.1 offer enough features for you to upgrade to it? What additional features would you like to see in future releases?
Answer Question | April 15, 2013 1:45 PM
Enterprise Virtualization, Red Hat, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.1
Hello Experts, There is a power outrage regularly in our company. I am worried that the hard shutdown of Hyper-V physical server might corrupt its bootable file or start up files. So I want to take the backup of Hyper-V physical server startup files in case the booting of the server fails. I don’t have [...]
Answer Question | April 1, 2013 1:34 PM
Hyper-V Server, Windows Server 2008 64-bit
Hi! I need help to open a computer back up image on VHD file that its not mouthing to my new computer.
Answer Question | March 21, 2013 6:02 PM
VHD, VHD file
Hi, We are migrating a few ESX hosts to a different vCenter and we would like to retain the historical performance data from the existing VCenter. Is there anyway we could backup and archive this data and reference to it when required? Thanks in advance Satish
Answer Question | March 7, 2013 5:40 AM
VMware, VMware ESX, VMware vCenter
I am currently trying to establish a cross charging model in my company where VM consumers (e.g. projects) are charged for the creations and usage of VMs. Creation is charged as a one-off Capex charge, usage as an ongoing Opex charge. We are not yet switching to a utilization based model, so at the moment [...]
Answer Question | March 5, 2013 12:11 PM
Recent surveys show that 65% of large and enterprise-sized businesses are now using multiple hypervisors, and even medium and small companies are joining in. For those using hypervisors, are you considering enabling additional hypervisors?
Answer Question | March 11, 2013 3:29 PM
Our virtualised server environment consists of VMware ESXi hosts on Cisco UCS blades. In order to assess change impact on our services we would like to build CMDB relationships similar to Datacenter -> Floor -> Rack -> UCS FIC -> UCS chassis -> Blade -> Service Profile -> ESXi host -> VM -> Service While [...]
Answer Question | February 21, 2013 2:26 PM
CMDB, ESXi, VMware
Is it too much of a pain to keep a monthly active VM usage rate? That is can I report the number of VMs being used on a monthly basis?
Answer Question | February 21, 2013 5:50 PM
Virtual machine monitor, Virtual Machines
I need to host my cloud based software and want to know whats the advantage of using my own server. If so, should I still host it some where else in a data center? I have 25 PCs at different locations which have to use the software and it is a clinic oriented software.
Answer Question | February 20, 2013 3:27 PM
Server virtualization, Servers
Hi All, I am getting confused between Oracle VM and VirtualBox… I know that Oracle VM is a type 1 hypervisor which is a bare metal installation one and VirtualBox works on host and guest Operating systems. I have installed Oracle VM Server on my 32GB Ram server it was a bare metal installation, now [...]
Answer Question | February 19, 2013 4:02 PM
Oracle VM, VirtualBox, Virtualization
During SearchCIO’s recent inaugural ‘tweet jam’, an interesting debate emerged over the topic of how green information technology will shape the data center of the future. Some responses included virtualization, self-service portals and greener power sources. What do you think? What are the positives and negatives of ‘going green’?
Answer Question | February 26, 2013 5:35 PM
Data Center, Green technology, Virtualization
Oracle application 12.1.1 is install in 2003 through VMware working properly. When I am trying to access application through Windows 7 (Windows 7 is install in C drive and 2003 is in E drive) its not working but the application is working in 2003 through VMware but not working in Windows 7. I tried by [...]
Answer Question | February 15, 2013 10:02 AM
Oracle applications, VMware
What are the primary reasons for using Citrix Software?
Answer Question | February 13, 2013 9:12 PM
Citrix, Citrix Deployment
What services can I stop on Windows Vista 6.1 to keep my computer from running so hard when I start the virtual computer; and, what services do I have to leave on all the time?
Answer Question | February 7, 2013 7:03 AM
Microsoft Windows Vista, Virtualization, Virtualization applications
Some users getting “Printer Error” when trying to print from Lotus 6.5.5 in Windows 7 virtual workstation. Using Add Printer to change to a different printer, then change back to default printer seems to work temporarily, but the problem keeps coming back sporadically.
Answer Question | February 7, 2013 12:44 AM
Lotus Notes 6.5.5, Virtualization, Windows 7