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Past articles by Stephen J.:

Can you run an enterprise workload on VMware Cloud on AWS?

You can simplify migration of certain enterprise workloads on VMware Cloud on AWS, such as email and database tasks, from the local data center to a public cloud and back. Despite this, there is still no guarantee that all complex workloads can run efficiently in the cloud. → Read More

Stay up to date with the VMware Cloud on AWS roadmap

The VMware Cloud on AWS roadmap indicates several upcoming features and capabilities for the hybrid cloud service. Some of these improvements include two new SDKs and greater storage scalability. → Read More

How integration platform as a service stacks up against PaaS and SaaS

Integration platform as a service is similar to its more well-known counterparts, SaaS and PaaS, but software teams must make an important distinction around how they intend to use these services. → Read More

How are VMware thin provisioning and thick provisioning different?

Thick provisioning allocates all the storage an application needs up front, so some capacity may never see use. But with VMware thin provisioning, admins can allocate more storage than is available, which poses challenges of its own. → Read More

How can I use and keep track of VMware flash storage devices?

With the esxcli command, IT administrators can keep track of data related to VMware flash storage devices, including media wear, drive temperature and more. These statistics are important to know so admins can keep track of devices and decide when to replace them. → Read More

How does storage acceleration work in a VMware environment?

With storage acceleration, VMware ESXi hosts can quickly create and copy thickly provisioned disks, as well as clone and deploy VMs. Acceleration also improves migrations and speeds the creation of fault-tolerant VMs. → Read More

Management tools emerge from VMware-AWS partnership

The VMware-AWS partnership drew enterprise interest, but many don't take advantage of the available tools to ease multi-cloud management. → Read More

Control VM sprawl with the right management tools

In this two-part series on how to control VM sprawl, we take a look at how implementing policies and right-size provisioning can prevent resource waste. → Read More

Transition to a hybrid cloud platform from a private cloud

Successfully transition from a private cloud to a hybrid cloud platform by factoring in security, compatibility, data usage requirements and management. → Read More

How do VMware VIC security features protect containers?

VMware VIC security features, like isolation and user authentication, protect enterprise containers, but their efficacy depends on configuration and usage. → Read More

How do VIC components manage Docker container images?

VSphere Integrated Containers consists of three open source projects and a Linux OS designed to work together to manage Docker container images. → Read More

The application runtime environment is as important as the app

Runtime is a common enough term in IT, so take the time to learn the distinctions between application runtime environment, state and engine. → Read More

Adopt a container platform that best meets your needs

Before adopting a container platform, thoroughly test and evaluate it. Take note of OS support, security, portability and community support. → Read More

What are the most common mistakes made when creating a VMware DR plan?

When creating a VMware DR plan, choose a tool that meets your needs, but isn't overly complex. Also, consider the replication site and test frequently. → Read More

Conduct an impartial DevOps assessment for your organization

This five-question DevOps assessment frames the serious issues organizations must consider before embracing the DevOps paradigm. → Read More

The new wave of application load balancing

New application load balancing technologies improve resource utilization and app performance. Choose the appropriate application delivery control method for enterprise apps. → Read More

What makes long-distance vMotion different?

Users don't have to worry about geographical limitations when it comes to moving workloads thanks to long-distance vMotion. → Read More

Hyper-converged vs. converged IT infrastructures explained

Both trends increase integration for data center IT systems, but the vendors, benefits and uses for hyper-converged versus converged IT infrastructure differ. → Read More

Be on top of emerging technology trends - Top technological trends hitting the data center soon

There are everyday technologies, and there are emerging technology trends like Internet of Things, Web-scale IT and more that better put data center managers into planning mode. → Read More