Pros of Virtual Servers
Fewer upfront costs, since you are not required to purchase hardware.
Potential for lower lifetime costs on configuration and maintenance.
Access to expert assistance on setup, configuration, maintenance, and software licenses.
Potential to consolidate servers and increase workload efficiency.
What are the advantages of virtual servers?
Advantages of Virtual Server:
- Facilities to be simplified and space saving.
- Centralized management.
- Full compatibility with applications.
- Greater availability and easier recovery in case of disaster.
- Facility for running backups.
- Support and maintenance simplified.
What is the difference between a virtual server and a physical server?
VM server is Virtual Machine server. By virtual, we mean that the server operating system is not installed directly on physical hardware resourcesz But onto some virtual resources(disk, network,SAN). Whereas we can have only 1 physical server into once physical server.
How much do virtual servers cost?
|Physical||Virtual with HA|
|Physical server total cost||$10,215||$14,802|
|Shared storage cost||0||$8,769|
|Virtualization software cost||0||$3,624|
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What is server virtualization and what are the benefits of virtualizing the environment?
Server virtualization can be used to eliminate server sprawl, to make more efficient use of server resources, to improve server availability, to assist in disaster recovery, testing and development, and to centralize server administration.