What's the future of server virtualization?

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Server virtualization is one of those technologies that’s simple in concept and profound in its impact on enterprise data centers.

What if, instead of running one operating system instance and one application per server, you could add a layer of software, known as a hypervisor, that enables you to run multiple operating system instances and associated workloads on a single physical server?

That’s the idea behind server virtualization, and the idea dates back to IBM mainframes in the 1960s and


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