Issue OverviewVirtual Data Center - March 2008, Vol. 1
In our inaugural issue of Virtual Data Center, Dave Welch argues that, contrary to popular wisdom, virtual machines are indeed ready to handle the workload of production databases. And Barb Goldworm takes on the unwieldy issue of storage, reporting on the emerging options that are potentially less costly and complex than storage area networks, and particularly Fibre Channel. Access >>>
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Running databases on VMs: The time is now
by Dave Welch
Contrary to popular wisdom, virtual machines can handle the workload of production databases.
- Running databases on VMs: The time is now by Dave Welch
Storage architectures for virtual environments
by Barb Goldworm
Early server virtualization implementations relied on storage area networks and particularly Fibre Channel. But new storage options are potentially less complex and costly.
- Storage architectures for virtual environments by Barb Goldworm
Introduction: Editor’s Letter
by Mark Schlack, Vice President, Editorial, TechTarget
Welcome to the promise—and the perils—of a new era in IT, ushered in by server virtualization.
- Introduction: Editor’s Letter by Mark Schlack, Vice President, Editorial, TechTarget
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