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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...
By Motoman on 8/17/2009 12:49:04 PM , Rating: 5 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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