This page provides a list of Dell-produced white papers and collateral on virtualization in chronological order. Please add your Dell-produced papers to this list. Add this page to your watchlist to be notified when new white papers are released.

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Microsoft SQL Server in a VMware Environment on Dell PowerEdge Blades and Dell EqualLogic Storage
by Anthony Fernandez

Competitive Power Savings with VMware Consolidation on Dell PowerEdge 2950 Servers
by Scott Hanson


2008

Deploying Citrix XenServer 5.0 with Dell EqualLogic PS Series Storage by Dell EqualLogic and Citrix

Performance of Hyper-V on R900 with Intel Six-Core Processors
by Todd Muirhead

A Performance Characterization of SQL Server 2005 VMs on PowerEdge Servers Running ESX Server 3.5
by Todd Muirhead

2007

VMotion and VMware HA with Exchange Server 2007 by Todd Muirhead and Kong Yang

Virtualizing Exchange Server 2007 on ESX 3
by Todd Muirhead and Kong Yang

Overview of Dell Virtualization Reference Architecture
by Dell Virtualization Solutions Engineering

Competitive Power Savings with VMware Consolidation on Dell PowerEdge 2950 Servers
by Scott Hanson

Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Performance on VMware ESX Server 3


VMware HA/DRS Solution Scenarios on Dell PowerEdge Servers (193KB) Virtualization Whitepapers - The Dell TechCenter
by Scott Hanson

VMware HA/DRS Demonstration of Planned Maintenance Virtualization Whitepapers - The Dell TechCenter
by Scott Hanson

VMware HA Demonstration of an Unplanned Outage Virtualization Whitepapers - The Dell TechCenter
by Scott Hanson

VMware DRS Demonstration of Dynamic VM Migration with Spikes in Workload Virtualization Whitepapers - The Dell TechCenter
by Scott Hanson

Proactive Maintenance and Power Management with Dell OpenManage and VMware Virtualization Virtualization Whitepapers - The Dell TechCenter
by Balasubramanian Chandrasekaran and Puneet Dhawan

VMware VMotion Performance on the Dell PowerEdge 1955 Blade Server(185 KB) Virtualization Whitepapers - The Dell TechCenter
by Dave Jaffe, Todd Muirhead and Balasubramanian Chandrasekaran

Power Comparison of Dell PowerEdge 2950 using Intel X5355 and E5345 Quad Core Xeon Processors (60 KB) Virtualization Whitepapers - The Dell TechCenter
by Scott Hanson and Todd Muirhead

VMware Vmotion Demonstration Using Dell PowerEdge Servers (3MB) Virtualization Whitepapers - The Dell TechCenter
by Scott Hanson

Creating Fault-Tolerant Xen Virtualization at the Network Adapter Layer Virtualization Whitepapers - The Dell TechCenter
by Scott Collier and Brian Gautreau

Best Practices for Migrating to VMware Infrastructure 3 on Dell PowerEdge Servers Virtualization Whitepapers - The Dell TechCenter
by Todd Muirhead

Performance Scaling with Quad-Core Dell PowerEdge 2950 Servers and VMware Virtual Infrastructure 3 (723KB) Virtualization Whitepapers - The Dell TechCenter
by Todd Muirhead

2006

Advantages of Dell PowerEdge 2950 Two Socket Servers Over Hewlett-Packard Proliant DL 585 G2 Four Socket Servers for Virtualization Virtualization Whitepapers - The Dell TechCenter
by Todd Muirhead, Dave Jaffe, and Terry Schroeder

Performance Scaling with Quad-Core Dell PowerEdge 2950 Servers and VMware Virtual Infrastructure 3 (723KB) Virtualization Whitepapers - The Dell TechCenter
by Todd Muirhead

Live Migration with Xen Virtualization Software Virtualization Whitepapers - The Dell TechCenter
by David Schmidt and Puneet Dhawan

SQL Server 2005 Virtualization in the Dell Scalable Enterprise(1.07MB) SQL Server Whitepapers - The Dell TechCenter
by Todd Muirhead

Scalable Enterprise Implementation Study: How Dell IT Uses Virtualization to Enable Test and Development(1.29MB) Virtualization Whitepapers - The Dell TechCenter
by Todd Muirhead; Rick Merino; Dave Jaffe, Ph.D.; and Jon Mercado

VMware ESX Server Performance on Dual-Core Dell PowerEdge 2850 Servers(352KB) Virtualization Whitepapers - The Dell TechCenter
by Todd Muirhead and Dave Jaffe

2005

VMware VMotion Performance on the Dell PowerEdge 1855 Blade Server(448KB) Virtualization Whitepapers - The Dell TechCenter
by Dave Jaffe, Balasubramanian Chandrasekaran, and Todd Muirhead

An Overview of Xen Virtualization Virtualization Whitepapers - The Dell TechCenter
by Tim Abels, Puneet Dhawan, and Balasubramanian Chandrasekaran