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Drivers of Data Center Growth: Virtualization

White Paper Published By: Digital Realty
Digital Realty
Published:  Jan 03, 2011
Type:  White Paper
Length:  9 pages

For the purposes of this paper, the discussion will be limited to compute (or server) virtualization. A future paper will discuss storage, network and desktop virtualization and their impact on data center consumption. Compute virtualization is the concept of running more than one "virtual machine" on a single physical computer. An operating system can't tell the difference between a virtual machine and a physical machine, nor can applications or other computers on a network.

Tags : 
server virtualizaion, compute demand, data center