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VMware's Gelsinger: Datacenters Face 'Tectonic Shift'
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Lorna Garey
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Lorna Garey,
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3/26/2014 | 2:20:09 PM
Virtualization & legacy applications
It seems like, as when server virtualization was first going mainstream, legacy enterprise applications and databases are still sticking points. Who would have thought so much would still be on bare metal at this point?
J_Brandt
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3/31/2014 | 9:43:59 PM
Re: Virtualization & legacy applications
I am curious to see if the security angle can truly be fulfilled.  "bring the application context forward to help set security policies for a network about to be assigned to the application."  Sounds like more than just a new layer of complexity, but one that could well be worth it.
Charlie Babcock
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Charlie Babcock,
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3/26/2014 | 7:01:01 PM
March of virtualization hsa been relentless
Virtualization's march into the data center has been relentless. About two-thirds of applications are now running virtualizred at many sites. It's hard to convince hold outs that there are advantages to running the database system as a virtualized system but there are.


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