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9 tools to help you manage your pet servers

Most of your servers are like heads of cattle on a farm. But some are special snowflakes that need to be treated with kid gloves. Here are some tools to do just that.

Are comatose servers your next big IT headache?

Virtual machine sprawl might be costing your business tens of thousands of dollars. Here’s how you can find out – and what to do about it.

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Containers vs. virtual machines: How to tell which is the right choice for your enterprise

Just because containers are hotter than hot doesn't mean that virtual machines aren't still a better fit for some organizations. Here’s how to know which is right for you.

VMware prepares its virtualization stack for Docker

VMware open sources a Linux distribution and access management software

Microsoft creates a container for Windows

Windows Server Containers will be able to run applications specifically built for Windows Server and .Net

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Microsoft extends Azure Site Recovery

Microsoft is continuing to open up its cloud platform in an effort to support customers' hybrid clouds. As part of that strategy, Microsoft has updated Azure Site Recovery to work with VMware virtual machines and physical servers.

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Container Wars

Docker's getting all the container headlines, but as we're going to see in 2015, there's a lot more to containers than just one company.

Google Cloud offers streamlined Ubuntu for Docker use

Ubuntu Core provides a minimal Lightweight Linux environment for running containers

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