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What are the Biggest Drawbacks to Virtualization?
August 17, 2009 8:46 AM
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What are the biggest drawbacks to virtualization?
Performance – virtualizing slows everything down. (743 votes)
Lack of redundancy – placing multiple virtual machines on a single piece of hardware is risky. (390 votes)
Complexity – virtualization has a lot of “moving parts,” so there’s more to go wrong than with a single nonvirtualized machine. (239 votes)
Cost – it’s not always the least expensive way to go. Watch out for hidden costs! (187 votes)
Drawbacks, schmawbacks! Virtualization just rocks. Enough said. (439 votes)
1,998 total votes
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Can I suggest...
8/17/2009 12:49:04 PM
...an option for all of 1-4? While any individual item is a problem, it's the fact that all of the first 4 items happen at the same time that is the true problem...
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