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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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Datanomics 101: The economics of data in a digital enterprise

The transformation of businesses to digital enterprises has created radical changes in Datanomics, the economics of data over its life cycle.

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Citrix bolsters virtualization wares, integration with Microsoft Azure

Xen App, Xen Desktop and Xen Mobile are now tightly integrated with Microsoft Azure; Citrix buys Unidesk

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Kubernetes tool saves eBay from its OpenStack woes

TessMaster has helped eBay make containers its preferred code deployment method -- and speaks volumes about OpenStack's future role there

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'Hackable' hypervisor provides lightweight virtualization for Windows and Linux

Open source hypervisor KSM was built to be tiny and light, with uses ranging from a software sandbox to a complement to containerization

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