10 Things You Should Know About Virtualization - 4. Don\t Pass on Failover

 
 
By Jason Brooks  |  Posted 2007-11-15 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
With Citrix's recent XenSource acquisition, a new hypervisor on the way from Microsoft and Oracle now extending its sincere Red Hat flattery to the virtual world, the buzz around server virtualization is louder than ever. Here are 10 things to keep in min
 
 
 
Consolidating several servers onto one can boost efficiency significantly, but dont allow your high-utilization virtual host to become a single point of failure. Fortunately, failover is a strong suit of most virtualization products.
10 Things You Should Know About Virtualization - 4. Don\t Pass on Failover
 
 
 
 
 
As Editor in Chief of eWEEK Labs, Jason Brooks manages the Labs team and is responsible for eWEEK's print edition. Brooks joined eWEEK in 1999, and has covered wireless networking, office productivity suites, mobile devices, Windows, virtualization, and desktops and notebooks. JasonÔÇÖs coverage is currently focused on Linux and Unix operating systems, open-source software and licensing, cloud computing and Software as a Service. Follow Jason on Twitter at jasonbrooks, or reach him by email at jbrooks@eweek.com.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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