Storage: The ugly truth about virtualization

Mobility has brought back I/O problems after two decades

By Steve Duplessie, Computerworld |  Virtualization, insider

Server virtualization has revolutionized the way we deploy systems in our data centers. It has sparked a gold rush along the way, creating outlandish wealth. It has also left a wake of destruction, and it very well may cause catastrophic failures in a lot of shops.

It certainly is going to raise blood pressure and cause hair loss among admins.

The Good Parts: Server virtualization lets you bring a virtual machine online in minutes, gets you enormous utilization gains on your hardware, and enables mobility unlike anything we've ever seen before.

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