On Fri, 13 Oct 2006 09:47:58 +0100, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
> Cisco, Virtualization, and the Inevitable Hardware Upgrades of 2007
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>| So, if you're looking to run serious loads on a virtualized server, expect
>| to upgrade your hardware. And you may need to expect a wait. Intel plans
>| general availability for their quad-core Clovertown processors in early
>| 2007. AMD's quad-core offering is slated for mid-2007.
>| Many vendors predict that virtualization could spur the next wave of
>| Linux adoption in the datacenter. Virtualization allows enterprises to
>| run multiple operating systems on a single machine, allowing for a
>| migration plan that doesn't require duplicate physical server
>| environments. Dropping Linux onto a virtual partition is a great way
>| to try the operating system if you're proximately a Windows shop. That is,
>| if the hardware can handle it.