Virtual Machine Addiction: We've gone too far.

Posted by khess on Jul 1, 2011 12:26 AM EDT
ZDNet Virtualization Blog; By Ken Hess
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You’re addicted to virtual machines. You spin up a new one for every little niche workload. It’s like any other addiction, it’s costing you and the price is too high to pay.

If you’ve read this column with any regularity, you know that I’m a proponent of virtualization. I’m a proponent of the Cloud. I’m a proponent of virtualizing every workload that can possibly be virtualized. I’m also a big proponent of being smart about computing. You can take virtualization too far. You can virtualize workloads that don’t need virtualization.

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