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Oracle VM Implementation and Administration Guide by Edward Whalen

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Planning the VM Server Farm

You have several choices to make when planning the VM Server farm, including the number of servers, their configuration (server pool masters, utility servers, VM Servers), and their sizing. Before getting started, let’s look at the definition of a VM Server farm.

A server farm is another word for a data center. The server farm is a collection of systems that are used to serve an enterprise when the use of one system will not provide the sufficient capacity needed to support the enterprise. Thus, the Oracle Enterprise VM Server farm is the collection of systems used to support the virtualization needs of the Oracle Enterprise. The Enterprise VM Server farm can be made up of one or more VM Server pools, which are made ...

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