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Articles by Matthew McKenzie
posted in February 2010
A recent case study offers some insights into a useful combination for many small businesses: virtualization and blade servers.
A new study claims that Windows 7 creates serious performance issues for PC users. I'm not sure the authors are even asking the right questions here -- never mind their answers.
Virtualization security remains a major concern for many companies. While new tools play an important part in solving this problem, so does a straightforward, back-to-basics approach to server security.
How do management tools fit into your company's server virtualization strategy? If you can't answer that question, don't feel too bad -- you have a lot of company.
Good intermediate-level articles on server virtualization technology can be hard to find. One of the best series that I have read on the subject just added a new installment.
Ready to begin a server virtualization project for your small business? Here are ten questions to ask before you get started.
Google is gunning for Facebook -- again. Will its efforts really build a better mousetrap, or will they simply make a mess out of Gmail?
Many small businesses that deal with PayPal do so because they don't see any viable alternatives. In some cases, however, I wonder if these companies are really aware of the risks they are taking.
A year ago, many SMBs were still asking, "what's virtualization?" Today, it's a very different situation.
Chip designer ARM's chief executive says that netbooks are the future of computing -- and the future doesn't need Microsoft. Is he onto something here, or is he just blowing smoke?
How many virtual machines should you run on a physical server? If your answer is "as many as possible," it might be time to take a step back.