"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
"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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