Xen & VMware: Different Approaches

In a previous post on virtualization, Direct2Dell reader John Oliver asked for a comparison between Xen and VMware. In this post, I’ll cover some of the differences in architecture behind these two virtualization products and how the technology is shaping up for the future. VMware ESX Server’s architecture … READ MORE

Global Enterprise Eng. October 31, 2006

Virtualization: More Than a Hardware & Software Stack

You may have seen Kevin’s recent posts (1, 2) on hardware virtualization. This technology allows multiple virtual machines, each running a separate operating system(OS), to run simultaneously on shared hardware. A growing number of customers are realizing increased scalability, consolidation, security, and high availability by running a virtual … READ MORE

Global Enterprise Eng. October 3, 2006

The Importance of E-mail

These days everybody’s job is increasingly reliant on the availability of e-mail. Dell recognizes that companies of all sizes require email solutions to function effectively. To that end, Dell has engineered a sizing tool for deploying Microsoft Exchange 2003—the Exchange Advisor Tool. This easy-to-use tool helps customers design … READ MORE

Global Enterprise Eng. September 19, 2006

Tour of the Global Enterprise Solutions Lab

In this vlog, I walk you through one of our main Enterprise engineering labs located in Austin, Texas.  This lab houses a data center where the Global Enterprise Solutions team builds and tests high-performance computing cluster solutions (HPCC), database solutions, operating system and storage area network (SAN) configurations.  … READ MORE

Global Enterprise Eng. September 6, 2006
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