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Manage Windows containers and Hyper-V containers with these tools

If you have hundreds of containers deployed in your environment, managing each container without a centralized tool can be painful. Luckily, you can use native tools, such as Docker CLI and Windows PowerShell, or a third-party GUI tool to manage Windows and Hyper-V containers. The initial development of any technology doesn’t often include many management …

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Virtualization on the Desktop

Virtualization has become convenient, practical and commonplace… even on the desktop. Virtualization is a fascinating subject.  When the first computers (mainframes) were created it quickly became apparent that there was a need for multiple, distinct environments running on one hardware platform and so IBM invented virtualization (circa 1964).  For many years virtualization was only found …

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Nakivo Backup & Replication software gets automated

Nakivo cranked up the automation in the latest edition of its flagship data protection software. With automated virtual machine disaster recovery, Nakivo Backup & Replication 7.4 will provide VM failover with one click. That helps Nakivo cloud service providers to produce cheaper and easier disaster recovery as a service, according to the vendor. Nakivo provides …

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Create SCVMM user roles to define management, tighten security

SCVMM is capable of managing Hyper-V, VMware and Citrix virtualization hosts and the entire virtualization stack in a production environment. While SCVMM provides greater flexibility when it comes to management, it can also add complexity. In a large production environment, for example, you might have different IT teams looking after different aspects of virtualization. Some …

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