[CentOS] OT: Why VM?
listmember at greenspot.fi
Sun May 29 17:33:38 UTC 2011
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.
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