Posted by: Margaret Rouse
“There is no single way to assemble and deploy images in a cloud environment. Golden masters work well in cases when image consistency is paramount; assembly on demand is a better option if you need to ensure machines are running the latest versions of software components.” — Dan Sullivan
Today’s WhatIs.com Word of the Day is golden image, a template for provisioning a particular configuration of a new virtual machine (VM), virtual desktop, server or hard disk drive. A golden image may also be referred to as a clone image, master image or stem-cell image.