What are the base physical systems for your virtualization plans?

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What are the base physical systems for your virtualization plans? 2 or 4 processors? Memory? Disk? This question is sponsored by Microsoft.

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My company used the following:

2x quad core processors
16GB RAM
SAN attached storage

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we currently have 2 x 1U HP DL380 servers with 2x quad core processors and 20GB ram each
HP MSA iSCSI SAN with 1.2 TB storage
curerntly running around 12 Virtual servers and growing!!
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Environment 1 (3.0x)
8 HP DL380 G5 (2 Quad-Core Processors) 32 GB RAM
2 – 72 GB Mirrored Drives locally
2 Cisco Ethernet switches (iSCSI switch)
Dell EqualLogic SAN (iSCSI) (to host VM’s)

Environment 2 (3.5)
4 HP DL380 G6 (2 Quad-Core Processors) 36 GB RAM/each
2 72 GB Mirrored Drives locally per server
2 Fibre Channel HBAs per server
2 Cisco Fibre Switches
Compellent SAN (Fibre and iSCSI)

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