[CentOS] OT: Why VM?

Sun May 29 17:49:43 UTC 2011
Ljubomir Ljubojevic <office at plnet.rs>

Jussi Hirvi wrote:
> It has been a long thread, but one point that has been mentioned only in 
> passing (VMWares "top 5 reasons") is cutting the electricity 
> consumption. Maybe this is obvious.
> I recently consolidated 8 hardware servers to a single 1U Dell, which 
> runs KVM virtualization. The power bill was cut to a fraction! Do the 
> same on a bigger scale, and it will be a significant saving. Also it 
> reflects on cooling costs. Good for the planet, too.
> - Jussi