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Review: VMware’s Photon OS shines for Docker containers

Optimized for the VMware hypervisor, Photon OS is an easy-to-use container OS with all the advantages of virtual hardware

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What is Docker? Linux containers explained

A brief introduction to lightweight, portable, flexible Docker containers and why developers love them

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Virtual reality and augmented reality for the enterprise

Learn how organizations including Case Western Reserve University, Deakin University and Idaho National Lab are taking advantage of augmented reality and virtual reality technology to further their business goals.

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How to handle risks of hypervisor hacking

Without hypervisors, digitalization, which has already irrevocably changed the way 21st Century business works, would be severely crippled. Therefore, most individuals and organizations willingly overlook the vulnerability of the...

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Are VMs more secure than containers?

In theory, virtual machines (VMs) are more secure than containers. In practice, they probably are. It depends on how the VMs are implemented.

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The emergence of DevOps in the evolving digital enterprise

Digital enterprises operate with radically different datanomics than conventional physical businesses. Here, digital information is the business.

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Migrating to the cloud: You want me to lift and shift what?

Understand the benefits to deploying to the cloud, the challenges of performing a lift and shift, and the types of applications that can be easily moved to the cloud.

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Xen hypervisor faces third highly critical VM escape bug in 10 months

The Xen paravirtualization mode is proving to be a constant source of serious vulnerabilities, allowing attackers to escape from virtual machines

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Containers and virtual machines: Which is best for you?

Containers and virtual machines make installing and configuring cloud applications easier. The challenge is deciding which is best for you.

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NSA suggests using virtualization to secure smartphones

It's now feasible to secure smartphones using virtualization, a technology the NSA currently requires only on tablets and laptops

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Microsoft tools coalesce for serverless computing

Azure Functions, Logic Apps, Azure Stack, and .Net come together for the next stage of PaaS both in the cloud and on-premises

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Review: VMM 2016 stiffs Azure, older Hyper-V

System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager shines for Windows Server 2016, but does little for prior versions of Hyper-V

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Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V: More secure, but not faster

Hyper-V 2016 tightens VM security and eases management, but seems to have lost a step

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Microsoft acquires Deis to boost its Kubernetes chops

The deal will help Microsoft better support the Google-originated orchestration system

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5 reasons developers love containers

Developers are a driving force behind the adoption of container technology in general and Docker in particular. Here's why

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VMware patches critical virtual machine escape flaws

Four vulnerabilities demonstrated during the Pwn2Own hacking contest were fixed in VMware ESXi, Workstation and Fusion.

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Review: VMware vSphere gets much-needed facelift

vSphere 6.5 is easy to install, sports a new VM management console, and takes a stab at Docker integration

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How digital transformation disrupted the storage industry

A digital enterprise has exponentially more data to store and manage, and there's a fundamental difference in how that data needs to be stored and managed.

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