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VMware vRealize Operations Performance and Capacity Management by Iwan 'e1' Rahabok

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Not all "virtualizations" are equal

There are plenty of misconceptions about the topic of virtualization, especially among nontechnical IT folk. The CIOs who have not felt the strategic impact of virtualization (be it a good or a bad experience) tend to carry this misconceptions. Although virtualization looks similar on the cover to a physical world, it is completely re-architected under the hood.

So let's take a look at the first misconceptions: what exactly is virtualization? Because it is an industry trend, virtualization is often generalized to include other technologies that are not virtualized. This is a typical strategy by IT vendors who have similar technology. A popular technology often branded under virtualization is Partitioning; once ...

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