"There continues to be 'virtual stall', though same apps really should stay on dedicated hardware, experts say ... early adopters had ceased their efforts after virtualizing the low-hanging fruit, those easy-to-virtualize applications that only used a small portion of their allotted capacity. Industry experts estimated that many efforts stalled out after about 20% to 40% of an organization's applications were virtualized ..."
If you listen to the virtualization vendors the whole shop should be virtualized; you know - one size fits all. In
Virtualization vs. Native Apps we take a look at what constitutes a good candidate and what doesn't. An app that hogs resources on a server, i.e. I/O, network, memory or CPU is not a good candidate.
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