• How to match specs for a server to host virtual machines

    We want to virtualize 4 computers we have their needs for a processor and memory. How can we match those specs up to a server that will host these virtual machines? Can you run virtual machines on computer without hyper v? What will the outcome be? Will it be slow? Is there a limitation? What does...

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Server virtualization

    I want to purchase a server to virtualize 10 other servers. What specs should I be looking for in the machine? What do I NEED to do virtualization? Do some chips support it and other don’t?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Do servers in large enterprises go to sleep often

    This is kind of a strange question but is going to sleep a common thing that servers do in large server farms? Would it be less likely in a vitualized server?

    Jim4522820 pointsBadges:
  • Failover of a virtualized server

    Assume that a virtualized server running five virtual machines has a hardware failure that takes the physical device down, in an active to active failover enviroment of multiple nodes do all the virtual machines failover to the same node in a cluster or could each virtual machine go to a...

    Jim4522820 pointsBadges:
  • Moving to a 100 percent virtual environment — benefits and risks

    Can I virtualize all my servers, or should certain servers or specific applications not be virtualized? What are the benefits and risks?

    ITKE351,300 pointsBadges:
  • Best OS for blade server with 24 Gb RAM

    Hi, We have purchased Dell blade servers with quad code dual CPU and 24 GB of RAM. We also purchase 3 TB SAN BOX.  Want to know what is the best OS that should be setup as host OS on the blade so we can utilise all 24 GB RAM for hosting multiple VM's

    VinitKini5 pointsBadges:
  • Will virtualization and consolidation change the way IT buys hardware?

    Over the last few years I have had the opportunity to visit a number of large IT server pools (5000 or servers or more) and I was struck by how many different vendors' hardware was represented in each of those pools of servers, it is though the name of the vendor carried no weight in deciding...

    Jim4522820 pointsBadges:
  • What organizations benefit most from server and desktop virtualizations?

    What organizations benefit most from server and desktop virtualizations? This question is from the Microsoft Virtualization Live Chat which took place on August 27th.

    ITKE351,300 pointsBadges:
  • V2V Conversion – VMWare Server Console to Hyper-V

    I will be thankful to you if you can help me to resolve my query related to V2V conversion for converting Virtual Machines created in VMWare Server Console (version: 1.0.3 build 44356) to Window Server 2008 (Hyper-V) using SCVMM 2008. 1. I have installed VMWare Server console(Free version) on HP...

    Gaurangv5 pointsBadges:
  • Can I virtualize all my servers or should some servers or applications not be virtualized?

    Can I virtualize all my servers or should some servers or applications not be virtualized? This question is from the Microsoft Virtualization Chat on ITKnowledgeExchange.com

    ITKE351,300 pointsBadges:
  • Combination of physical and virtualized blades

    For a midsize company, what situation do you think justifies a combination of physical blades and virtualized blades? Why not just go virtual altogether?

    BladeMarvel35 pointsBadges:
  • Which organizations can benefit most from desktop and server virtualization?

    Which organizations can benefit most from desktop and server virtualization, and which ones (if any) should steer clear? This question is from the Microsoft Virtualization Chat on ITKnowledgeExchange.com

    ITKE351,300 pointsBadges:
  • VMware ESXi

    Does VMware ESXi allow you to virtualize a server that is already running on another box? Moderator Note: This is a user submitted question

    BrentSheets6,925 pointsBadges:
  • How to virtuliaze the desktop server running applications in very less time

    I wanted to know how to make a desktop which is used as server running several applications a virtuazed server as i have heard it doesn't take much time may take 5minutes. Regards, Anil C.R

    Gesture5 pointsBadges:
  • “Exchange Virtual Server” member of “exchange domain servers”

    Hello, I had one question, should the EVS be member of the "exchange domain servers" group? My organization's environment is very strictly controlled. While installing exchange on the cluster nodes, i got a permission error and it asked me to add the servers manually into the "exch domain servers"...

    Aknair0 pointsBadges:
  • Virtual vs. physical machines

    What are some of the differences between physical and virtual servers that I need to be aware of?

  • What are the new rules for number of servers/admin when servers are virtualized?

    In my company we keep a metric showing the number of servers per admin. It is a way to show improvements as we increase the number of servers supported. With virtualization we will consolidate the number of servers, hence our servers/headcount will look bad. My question: what are the new rules and...

    Pasko15 pointsBadges:
  • How to Virtualise a legacy Windows NT server

    We have an old Windows NT server that is running some legacy software. How can I virtualise this server to vmware? Are there some utils that will allow me to convert from the physical box to virtual machine. This is running windows NT sp4 thanks in advance for your help

    Fp5 pointsBadges:
  • Which are better, blades or virtual servers?

    The cost of blades seems higher and the highly proprietary nature of blades seems to make it much less attractive. So is it better to virtualize blades or rack mounted servers? How do they compare in terms of power, HVAC, floorspace, racks and software costs?

  • Which customers will benefit from desktop virtualization and server virtualization?

    Desktop and server virtualization aren’t right for every organization. At least that’s what our SearchSystemsChannel.com expert thinks. Is he right? Which organizations can benefit most from desktop and server virtualization, and which ones (if any) should steer clear?

    Donnellymp430 pointsBadges:

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