Best Practices for Optimizing Performance and Availability in Virtual Infrastructures

Provided by Nimsoft

Category Virtualization

Type White Paper

Length 11

Publish Date December 31 2009

Date posted August 02 2010


Many IT administrators have already learned the hard way that managing the performance and availability of services built on virtualization technologies can be difficult, if not impossible at times. All too often, early adopters of virtualization have struggled with limited technology features and stability constraints, while learning new ways to effectively manage capacity requirements. Fortunately, some platforms now offer clustering solutions that are mature enough to automate the balancing of workloads across physical resources. When combined with disciplined capacity planning and sound deployment configurations, it is possible to achieve fast, scalable, and highly available IT services using virtualization platforms.

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