Virtualization monitoring approaches and tools

When someone asks if there is a way to monitor their virtual machine (VM), my first question is always, “What do you want to monitor?” The second question I ask is, “Do you have any existing server monitoring tools that you can use, and if so, how do they work?” These two questions lead administrators

Virtualization Monitoring Best Practices

Today, we’re going to take a look at a very critical monitoring and resource management aspect of the modern data center: Your virtualization layer (logical). Pretty much all analysts agree that today’s data center is the driving engine behind major business initiatives. Most of all, today’s organizations rely heavily on their data center to enable

Monitoring a virtual infrastructure perspective

Although there may be many x86 virtualization platforms, such as VMware ESX, Xen, Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2 to name a few, monitoring is pretty much the same from one to the next. In this article, I will discuss what is involved in monitoring a virtual infrastructure, including monitoring the physical host servers, the virtual

Competencies in Application Performance Monitor (APM) Solutions

Virtualization Monitoring Virtualization monitoring ensures that a virtualized IT infrastructure performs optimally and that virtual resources are properly allocated. Virtualized infrastructure monitoring requires collecting and evaluating key performance indicators (KPIs) for both physical and virtual components. For example, VMware KPIs include: VMs Hosts Resource pools Datastores Clusters Data centers Because physical resources are shared between

What Your Virtualization Monitoring Should Cover

There are five key areas that a good virtualization management solution should cover to effectively manage your virtual environment. By focusing on these areas, you can ensure that you stay on top of the big picture and also eliminate any potential threats that may disrupt or impact the proper operation of your virtual machines. The

Industrial Control System (ICS)/SCADA Availability and Security Solution Overview by E-SPIN

Industrial Control System (ICS) / SCADA System is widely adopted in manufacturing, energy and utilities, chemical and petroleum industries for mission critical industrial automation. For quick key term definition. Operational Technology (OT) refers to computing systems that are used to manage industrial operations as opposed to administrative operations. Operational systems include production line management, mining

E-SPIN Virtualization and Cloud Management Solutions For the years involve in solution consultancy, deployment and maintenance for the clients, E-SPIN continue to proactive offering hybrid approach that matching the client strategic and operation Virtualization and Cloud Management requirements. Major platform such as VMware vSphere, Citrix XenServer and Microsoft Hyper-V Cloud Management solutions continue be main platform