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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.  Access >>>

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


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