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SearchOpenSource: Golden's Rules: Get Server Control, Virtualization with Free, Open Source Xen

Oct 26, 2005, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bernard Golden)

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"It's no secret that hardware prices continue to plummet. It's also no secret that all of this ever-cheaper hardware is increasingly more powerful. It's almost mind-boggling that every 18 months or so, regular as clockwork, you can get twice as much computing power.

"In fact, it is mind-boggling, and these high octane servers can cause some hassles in the data center. In this tip, I explore the standard fixes applied when server shoppers go overboard. These include server consolidation and grid computing. Then, I explore another option: virtualization with Xen..."

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