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November 2013

Getting server virtualization right

Sponsored by SearchServerVirtualization

The advantages of virtualizing server workloads are firmly established, but proper planning and execution are critical factors in determining the success of a virtualization initiative. This handbook provides an introduction to virtualization strategy, highlighting both the benefits and risks of creating a virtual environment. Other topics addressed include a discussion of which data center tasks benefit from automation -- and which do not -- as well as a rundown of common trouble spots that can diminish the effectiveness of a server virtualization project.

Table Of Contents

  • Optimizing server virtualization
  • Automation shouldn’t be an automatic decision
  • Avoid VM performance bottlenecks






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