virtual-machine

Virtual memory – the Pandora’s box?

How to manage security in virtual memory? Virtual memory is the essential component in a virtual machine.

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Making SmartCloud Enterprise+ elastic

SmartCloud Enterprise can be used to make SmartCloud Enterprise+ elastic.

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My first virtual server in just nine minutes!

The RC2 initiative is an ambitious partnership across our Research, Hardware, Software and Services to establish an environment for innovation in cloud computing.

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New threats in virtualization

All traditional threats could apply to VMs, but new complexity adds several new types of vulnerabilities.

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Lessons learned: IBM SmartCloud Provisioning

The main advantage I have seen with IBM SmartCloud Provisioning is the speed at which it can deploy and destroy machines. In this example, I deploy a base image, customize it for a test, capture that image for later use, and then create a test set with the new modified image.

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Private cloud on IBM BladeCenter with SCVMM 2012

Summary and PDF download describing the process of upgrading an existing System Center 2008 environment to System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 and explores the following new features provided by SCVMM 2012.

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Securing virtual machines in the cloud

In today's dynamic environment, new thinking is required when it comes to security, especially because the infrastructure is more abstract and less defined, everything needs a web interface, agents and heavy clients are not acceptable, and traditional defences no longer apply.

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SmartCloud Provisioning

When optimizing traditional IT with private cloud technology, one of the operational benefits IT organizations look for is the ability to provision key business services in hours instead of weeks or months.

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Introduction: IBM Workload Deployer

You may already be aware of the concept of a virtual machine (VM) – a place on the cloud where you can install software and run applications, and VMs can be configured to do many things, but let's take that idea one step further.

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