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That Old Virtualization Conundrum: Pets or Cattle?

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That Old Virtualization Conundrum: Pets or Cattle?
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“Old MacDonald had a server farm…I/O I/O I/O.”

Quick. Please save me from spending any more time rewriting this song.

You remember how the nursery rhyme goes. Perhaps it’s time for an updated version – one we can start teaching the future leaders of IT. Well, unless we can get the syllables to match up with the original this probably won’t come into existence – but don’t get too upset, the jingle still makes for a good analogy that Duncan Epping reminded me of last week on his blog. He resurfaced an idea that’s been around for a while now in regards to the types of applications that live in your datacenter – Pets vs. Cattle. If you’re not too familiar with the terminology, Massimo has a quick read from a few years back that sheds some light on the differences.

Read the entire article here, That Old Virtualization Conundrum: Pets or Cattle?

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