June 19, 2009

Get Ready For The Next Virtualization Headache: Application Performance

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June 19, 2009, 9:01 pm


With the rush to virtualization, a new problem is appearing in the data center that can only become more acute as servers become more virtualized--guaranteeing the performance of running applications.

Applications used to be practically a physical entity, running on standalone, dedicated hardware with lots of spare capacity. Now virtualized applications are stacked four to 10 thick per server in the name of energy conservation and system consolidation...