Virtualization is the creation of a virtual (rather than actual) version of something, such as an operating system, a server, a storage device or network resources.

VMworld 2014 Update (8/25/14)

Here is brief list of the major announcements at VMWorld 2014 today. You can read a lot more about these updates on Chad's blog or VMware's website. VMware [...]

VMware EVO: RAIL (aka Project Mystic)

I am not sure how many of you have read up on the EVO: RAIL announcement from VMworld (Chad also talked a little about this in the SE All-hands meeting). If [...]

How well do virtual environments really dedupe?

With the advent of Flash Storage, the new buzz term is "deduplication". This is the best way to fit a large amount of VM data in a very small capacity flash [...]