SMB Virtualization

SMB Virtualization focuses on delivering the benefits of virtualization to SMB’s, and SME’s in a cost effective and easy to manage manner. SMB Virtualization covers all aspects for virtualization for the SMB or SME starting with hardware and working up the virtualization stack.|SMB Virtualization includes use of the technologies that allowed bursting into the cloud for small organizations as well as other cloud services that an SMB or SME could use to perform business operations within virtual or cloud environments. SMB Virtualization concentrates on the smaller scale organizations but while planning for those organizations to grow.

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    vSphere 4.1 and ESXi

    July 15, 2010
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    Unless you have been on vacation or hiding under a rock then you have heard the latest buzz in the industry that vSphere 4.1 has been released. There have been a lot of blog posts on the topic already. You can find one example here, here and what we at virtualizationpractice.com posted here. The thing…

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    Dynamic Resource Load Balancing

    July 7, 2010
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    I just finished writing all the content for my next book entitled VMware ESX and ESXi in the Enterprise: Planning Deployment of Virtualization Servers (2nd Edition) which continues the discussion on Dynamic Resource Load Balancing (DRLB). DRLB is the balancing of virtualized workloads across all hosts within a cluster of virtualization hosts without human intervention.…

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    The Value of VDI Trade-Ups: XenApp to XenDesktop or VMWare View, Is It Worth It?

    July 6, 2010
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    Which is better - Virtual Desktop Infrastructure or Presentation Virtualization? If you have, say, a Citrix XenApp PV solution - you may may be tempted at the reduced cost per license of VDI - XenDesktop appears to be almost half the cost per user than XenApp. Maybe you've a VMware vSphere back-end and the thought…

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    Announcement: Virtual Thoughts Podcast the rebirth

    June 29, 2010
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    Virtual Thoughts Podcast the Rebirth, Join us Tuesday 29th June @ 7:00pm (BST), 2:00pm (EST), 11:00am (PST)

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    Controlling the Virtual Infrastruture

    June 18, 2010
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    There is a great deal of marketing hype about which hypervisor is better but I have spent some thinking about this and really have to wonder if the hypervisor is what we should really be focusing or concentrating on. A lot of third party vendors are starting to port their products to be able to…

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    Growth of Citrix and Hyper-V EcoSystems

    May 27, 2010
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    PhD Virtual has gained its second round of funding with investment from Citrix amongst others as discussed within our post News: esXpress is no more but what does this mean for XenServer? Up until this point it looked like Citrix was out of the server hypervisor wars and backing Microsoft's Hyper-V play. Yet this looks…

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    Centralisation without Virtualization

    May 14, 2010
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    The centralisation of desktop services can generate cost savings through simplified management and faster, more reliable implementation time. Desktop Streaming solutions such as Citrix Provisioning Services for Desktops and Double-Take Flex provide the option of centralising desktop images for delivery across your enterprise's desktop solutions.

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    Data Center Virtualization – Virtualizing the Last Mile

    May 10, 2010
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    Just like a Telco, the 'last mile' of Virtualization is often the most difficult, I would say even more difficult than the initial phase of virtualization. What do I mean by the 'last mile'? The 5-10% of systems that you have LEFT to virtualize. These systems are your most highly used, too X to virtualize,…

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    Virtualization Demos – Remote or Local – Mac or PC

    May 5, 2010
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    Many of us have to demo virtualization technologies to our customers and colleagues, run classes, develop code for virtualization, or just play around. For many of these cases, a cloud based virtual environment may be fine. However, what do you do when the network connection to the cloud is flaky at best? You have to…

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