Re: oracle vm intro

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Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2008 06:07:17 -0800 (PST)
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On Feb 20, 2:47 am, codadilupo <> wrote:
> Praveen wrote:
> > Virtualization is the process of abstracting computing resources so
> > that multiple operating system and application images can share a
> > single physical server. The advantage of this is to bring significant
> > cost-of-ownership and manageability benefits.
> Leaving out the plagiarism question for a moment...
> Am I the only dinosaur that insists to ask management to buy *real*
> servers for deploying Oracle software and doesn't want to see virtual
> machines in production?
> C.

No. I, too, prefer actual over virtual for production implementations. However some shops feel the need to pinch pennies and utilize older servers to host virtual machines in order to cut costs. I personally find the practice misguided (provided there is potential for funding the purchase of new equipment), but, that's me.

David Fitzjarrell Received on Wed Feb 20 2008 - 08:07:17 CST

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