Re: oracle vm intro

From: The Boss <usenet_at_No.Spam.Please.invalid>
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2008 23:19:53 +0100
Message-ID: <47bca789$0$14349$> wrote:
> 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.

Hmm, I wouldn't call an IBM System z9 server an 'older server'... ;-) We are running multiple Linux boxes (Suse) under zVM in one of many LPAR's on it...
Before Oracle started its own VM-adventure, this was the only virtual environment officially supported.

Received on Wed Feb 20 2008 - 16:19:53 CST

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