Virtualization has brought the lost art of performance tuning back into the datacenter. Here's how to tune your VMs and hypervisor, and optimize CPU resources and memory to get the most out of your virtual servers.
Microsoft plans to consolidate many moving parts in its System Center 2012 products this year -- here's your guide to it all.
Microsoft today announced that the release candidate version (RC) of its Windows Thin PC (WinTPC) solution is now available for download.
IT professionals who work with Hyper-V on a regular basis might feel lost in a VMware environment, but some key similarities between the two offerings can provide a welcome sense of familiarity.
Windows 8 might be released in 2013, according to a Directions on Microsoft analyst.
Strictly speaking, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 can't perform server virtualization using Intel's new second-generation Core vPro processors.
Microsoft on Tuesday released its first service pack for Hyper-V Server 2008 R2, the company's standalone server virtualization solution.
Dell today said it plans to spend $1B in cloud technology over its next fiscal year.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Microsoft today released an addition for Windows Server 2008 R2 that enables shared block storage in storage area networks using the iSCSI Protocol.
Using hypervisors and other virtualization technology to help you reach your HA goals.
Microsoft announced today that it has rolled out a public test version of its Windows Thin PC software technology.
Microsoft added an improved way to move virtualized applications to its Windows Azure cloud as part of the System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 beta release.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Microsoft today showcased the success of U.S. retailer Target Corp. in using server virtualization to reduce its physical server footprint across its 1,755 stores.
An Internet slowdown issue turned out to be a problem with virtual server memory allocation. Find out how Brien solved it.
Microsoft yesterday began discussing in greater detail its "optimized desktop" concepts that tap into its virtualization technologies.
Microsoft ran an online Q&A on Thursday, answering questions about virtual desktop infrastructure, its new Windows Thin PC, plus general licensing questions.
Microsoft today announced the availability of Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack 2011, which includes updated application virtualization and desktop virtualization tools.
VMware's acquisition of Integrien adds to vCenter a slew of new capabilities for managing capacity planning, change management -- backed by performance analytics -- in physical and cloud environments.
Microsoft on Monday announced a beta test version of its latest virtual machine management portal for IT pros and datacenter managers.
Here are some steps to take for those planning to run Microsoft's Hyper-V virtualization with the new SP1 update.