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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?

    mscales5 pointsBadges:
  • 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 Sen28,890 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:
  • 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?

    Fulgen5 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...

    AndreaF8,000 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?

    ITKE347,940 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:
  • Open IT Forum: What cloud questions do you want answered?

    I'm heading to Interop next week in New York to rub elbows with all the big names in tech. From marrying the public and private cloud to assessing whether cloud security risk is overstated, I'll be absorbing the latest analyses of trends and announcements in the cloud. What do you want to know?...

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • Monitoring Windows server 2008 remotely

    We want to monitor our Windows 2008 server in our data center 40 minutes away. What is the best way to monitor its health remotely?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Virtual Machine on VDI

    There is a plan to deploy VDI in my organization. As a part of the testing team, i would need some clarity regarding the capability of VDIs. Right now, am using desktop PC , where i have Virtual PC and VM Workstation applicaitons, that let me run different OS within my PC. I can easily switch...

    Vjmatrixx10 pointsBadges:
  • Do you think VDI adoption will ever go mainstream?

    Depending on who you ask, VDI adoption is becoming a hit-or-miss among enterprises. However, desktop virtualization expert Matt Kosht believes VDI adoption won't go mainstream due to the following factors: Less reliance on Windows Session-hosted virtualization Desktop-hosted virtualization...

    Michael Tidmarsh30,970 pointsBadges:
  • Disk space on a virtual machine

    Hi, I attend ITT Tech, and am majoring in the IT field. My question is I am setting up file servers on my Active Directory 2008, I need a disk 1. All my disk are allocated, I have disk 0 and cd-rom, and nothing more, Can I create a VHD for my disk 1 that is needed for my client server networking...

    crosscreek5 pointsBadges:
  • Will you be upgrading to Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.1?

    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...

    Chris Leonard4,300 pointsBadges:
  • I need help to open a VHD file

    Hi! I need help to open a computer back up image on VHD file that its not mouthing to my new computer.

    davidflo45 pointsBadges:
  • How does virtualization change my storage needs?

    We've been considering server virtualization over the past year, but I'm wondering what sort of planning and preparations we'll have to make for storage, since virtualized servers use up significantly more storage space. Any advice or resources for further research?

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:

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