SearchOpenSource: Server Room Menu: Server Virtualization in Four Styles
Feb 18, 2006, 21:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Loftus)
"By all reports--from tea leaves to star charts--server
virtualization on x86 architecture will become one of the most
disruptive technologies to storm the data center this year.
"However, any user entertaining the idea of moving servers into
a virtual world are best served by avoiding the urge to get caught
up in the hype that will inevitably arrive throughout 2006.
Instead, analysts advise that a critical evaluation of resources
and an ironclad grip on understanding the behavior of the server
workloads and styles is necessary before they even utter the word