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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.

Hard drive nosedive exposes backup breakdown

It should've been a simple hard drive swap. Instead, IT must dive into the server’s core for a solution

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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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Disk-wiping malware Shamoon targets virtual desktop infrastructure

The latest variant of the cyber sabotage program has default credentials for a Huawei desktop virtualization solution

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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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Prepare now for the quantum computing revolution in encryption

Quantum computing promises to make current encryption methods obsolete, so enterprises need to start laying the groundwork for new encryption methods

Computerworld Tech Forecast 2017 - Tech Trends to Double-Down on Now

5 key technologies to double down on now

IT leaders plan to use these key technologies to deliver business results in 2017

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VMware removes hard-coded root access key from vSphere Data Protection

The company also fixed a stored cross-site scripting flaw in ESXi

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8 free virtual appliances you’ll love

These prebuilt LAMP, MEAN, ELK, WordPress, and other handy stacks amount to gain without pain for developers and admins

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