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What are the biggest drawbacks to virtualization?
  • Performance – virtualizing slows everything down. (743 votes)
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    37%
  • Lack of redundancy – placing multiple virtual machines on a single piece of hardware is risky. (390 votes)
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    20%
  • Complexity – virtualization has a lot of “moving parts,” so there’s more to go wrong than with a single nonvirtualized machine. (239 votes)
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    12%
  • Cost – it’s not always the least expensive way to go. Watch out for hidden costs! (187 votes)
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    9%
  • Drawbacks, schmawbacks! Virtualization just rocks. Enough said. (439 votes)
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    22%

  • 1,998 total votes


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Redundancy
By Judguh on 8/19/2009 1:07:32 PM , Rating: 1
I don't get what you're talking about lack of redundancy? You CAN put multiple physical boxes in a cluster in VMWare's ESX...




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