Category: VMware Administration and Backup

VMware vs. Virtual Box: Comprehensive Comparison

Oracle and VMware are leaders in providing virtualization solutions in the modern IT industry. Oracle provides VirtualBox as a hypervisor for running virtual machines (VMs) while VMware provides multi ...

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A Guide to VMware vSphere Editions and Licensing: Which One Do You Need?

With a wide range of products to offer, VMware has become one of the dominant players in the market. VMware vSphere is considered one of the most advanced, yet easy-to-manage virtualization platforms ...

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How to Convert VMware VMs to Hyper-V

For one reason or another, you might need to convert a VMware VM to a Hyper-V VM. Perhaps you have a multi-hypervisor environment, or you need to perform testing, or you want a more rational licensing ...

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How to Run Mac OS on VMware ESXi

In present day, VMware is one of the leading providers in virtualization technologies. Hardware virtualization allows you to run virtual machines with various operating systems including Windows, Linu ...

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How to Install ESXi on Hyper-V

One of the previous blog posts explained Hyper-V nested virtualization as well as the installation of a virtual Hyper-V server on a VM that runs on a physical Hyper-V server. Today’s blog post cover ...

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VMware Disaster Recovery Best Practices

Disaster recovery is a process that includes a set of measures that are directed towards recovering the components of an infrastructure after failure has occurred. Furthermore, DR aims to minimize the ...

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Key Differences Between VMware Horizon and VDI

Virtualization and cloud-based services are rapidly becoming more popular. Virtualized servers that are run on virtual machines (VMs) are widely used by companies in production environments due to adv ...

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VMware Backup Guide for Hyper-V Administrators

At first glance, the Hyper-V and VMware virtual environments may seem similar, but upon closer inspection, a number of important differences between these two virtualization platforms become apparent. ...

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What Is VMware vSwitch?

Virtual machines connect to a network much in the same way physical ones do. The difference is that the VMs use virtual network adapters and virtual switches to establish connections with physical net ...

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What Is a VMware DRS Cluster?

A cluster is a group of hosts connected to each other with special software that makes them elements of a single system. At least two hosts (also called nodes) must be connected to create a cluster. W ...

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