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  • Moving to a 100 percent virtual environment — benefits and risks

    Can I virtualize all my servers, or should certain servers or specific applications not be virtualized? What are the benefits and risks?

    ITKE352,565 pointsBadges:
  • How many physical and virtual servers do you have?

    Download your complimentary copy of the special report, “Managing storage for virtual environments: A complete guide,” to get tips and tools for virtual server storage management. To get your copy, complete this brief survey from TechTarget.

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  • Remote monitoring services on Windows Server 2003

    Can I remotely monitor and restart services running on a Windows server 2003?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Looking for Backup solution for VMware environment

    We've started adding VMware servers to our data center, and we need a backup solution that works. We'll have a mix of ESX4.0 and ESX3.5 hosts along with vCenter 4.0. Host will have Windows 2003, Windows 2008, RedHat 4.x and 5.x. Some hosts will have MS SQL 2005 and Oracle DB. We have TSM deployed...

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  • Cost of Citrix server licenses?

    Hi Guys, I am interested in implementing a VDI solution and was wondering about the costs of licenses for servers and PCs, whether both are applicable or one or the other. A ball park figure would be nice if you had access to that, cost of licenses for servers and/or desktops? Thanks very much!

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  • Virtual Apps vs. Virtual Desktops

    I work for small school district with about 600 PCs on our network. We have a 1GB backbone and 12 servers (7 of them VMs). I recently put in a large terminal server to utilize thin clients, but found restricts with software I could run on the server OS (Win 2008R2). In some research, I came across...

    Juttej35 pointsBadges:
  • P2V Windows XP SP3 SQL Server 2005 Express

    Hi all, can I do P2V with Windows XP SP3 and SQL Server 2005 Express? Is that is possible and how? I mean what kind of software if its doing cold or hot?

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  • Ensure Consistent and Acceptable VDI Performance

    How are you ensuring consistent and acceptable performance for your VDI environments, especially during peak load periods? This question is sponsored by Dell

    VikramAtDell25 pointsBadges:
  • Can I virtualize all my servers or do you think some servers or applications should not be virtualized?

    Can I virtualize all my servers or do you think some servers or applications should not be virtualized?

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  • VM Backup & Recovery: What’s the difference between vRanger PRO and Veeam?

    Can someone please tell me the major differences between vRanger PRO and Veeam? I know the differences between physical and virtual backups; however, the differences between the vRanger PRO and Veeam are proving to be too much for me. I am looking for very secure backup for my data. I do NOT want a...

    chelle28915 pointsBadges:
  • Converter Solaris 8 p2v VMWare ESX

    Hi everybody! I wish to convert a fiscal Solaris 8 (sparc) machine to a virtual machine, my infrastructure is an ESX with virtual center (x86), is there. If exist a procedure to convert a physical machine with Solaris 8? Help me please.

    Hechicero15 pointsBadges:
  • Looking for the use of server virtualization in life-critical environments

    I'm looking for material on the recommended use (or not) of virtualization technology in life-critical environments e.g. operator control systems, plant management & control systems. Where should I start?

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  • What is the difference between cloning and deploying a VDI through a template?

    What is the difference between cloning a VDI and deploying a VDI through a template?

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  • Regarding Differential VHD

    Hello all, I created a snapshot of VHD image using vhd-util. Now how to proceed while using this snapshot to boot? Currently QEMU does not have support for Differential VHD. What all things need to be done while opening the parent disk from the child disk header structure and use it while reading?

    ankurs35 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Server 2003 on Intel DH55TC

    I have an Intel DH55TC MB with Intel Core i-3. Now my problem is that, it does not support to install Windows Server 2003 / 2008. After workground, it supports only Windows 7, XP(Pro) and Vista. Is there any patch / tools / other way to overcome my problems. Server virtualization is also possible,...

    Subhendu Sen29,780 pointsBadges:
  • Unidesk Competition in Desktop Layering for VDI

    What products/vendors compete directly in the same space as Unidesk (Desktop Layering for VDI)?

    Phrikas10 pointsBadges:
  • Virtualization for Dummies?

    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...

    AndreaF8,140 pointsBadges:
  • How extensively is your organization implementing server virtualization?

    How extensively is your organization implementing server virtualization now? In the future? Is it departmental or enterprise wide? This question is sponsored by Microsoft.

    EdwinYuen3,730 pointsBadges:
  • Cost Advantage to Desktop Virtualization

     Is there any hard cost advantage to desktop virtualization in general, Microsoft Desktop Virtualization in particular, or all of the benefits to be seen only on reduced TCO over time?

    ITKE352,565 pointsBadges:
  • P2V migration of Windows server 2000 (no shadow copy service)

    I wanted to perform a quick P2V migration of an old Server 2000 box that runs a couple of undocumented automated processes like file transfers. P2V utilities like Disk2VHD utilize the Shadow copy services within windows and the copy process fails because VSS is not available in server 2000. We're...

    slack4002,705 pointsBadges:

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