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VMworld 2018 Oracle Customer Bootcamps

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Architecting Oracle Workloads on VMware Technologies  On a mission to arm yourself with the latest knowledge and skills needed to master virtualizing Oracle on VMware Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) along with moving workloads to the VMware Cloud on AWS ?     VMworld Customer bootcamps can get you in shape to lead the virtualization Read more...

Scaling HPC and ML with GPUDirect RDMA on vSphere 6.7 (Part 1 of 2)

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Introduction High Performance Computing (HPC) and Machine Learning (ML) workloads are extremely resource intensive, often relying on hardware acceleration to achieve the performance necessary to solve large, complex problems in a timely way. Interconnect acceleration – special hardware that delivers extremely high bandwidth and low latency, and compute acceleration – often delivered through exploitation of Read more...

vSphere 6.7 – Virtualized Persistent Memory with HPE and VMware – Part 2

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Co-Author: Bhumik Patel – Technical Alliances Director, VMware Whether it’s an operating system, database, or application upgrading to the latest version just for the sake of upgrading is never a good idea, however with vSphere 6.7 and the introduction of the Persistent Memory Option, application and database architects should be demanding their VI administrators upgrade. Read more...

Virtualized High Performance Computing (HPC) Reference Architecture (Part 2 of 2)

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In part 1 of this series we looked at traditional HPC and introduced  virtualized HPC components. Part 2 will look at the design and show sample virtual reference architectures for  HPC workloads. vSphere Clusters: High Performance Computing workloads have management and compute components. Most VMware environments have a separate management cluster that should be leveraged. Read more...
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Licensing Microsoft SQL Server in a VMware Cloud on AWS Environment

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…. From Part I As enterprise IT teams, leadership and business owners continuously drive towards service improvements, they invariably look at the public cloud infrastructure as a possible target for their mission critical applications. Whereas virtualization is now generally accepted as the default platform for enterprise-grade applications, businesses looking to leverage the public cloud for Read more...