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The Benefits of vMotion Over Live Migration (and the Best VMware Monitoring Solution to Do the Job Right)


vMotion or Live Migration? The two seem extremely similar. Each migrates running VMs among hosts, with unnoticeable downtime to the end users. Like a fine wine or high-performance sports car, you have to spend time with each to begin noticing the subtle, yet distinct, differences between these two.

But most people don’t have the time or resources to spend quality time delving into both. You have to pick one or the other, and then you’re basically stuck with what you’ve got and what you’ve invested all the time to learn.

The Main Difference is Performance

It’s all in the performance. Have you ever noticed how seldom the car that takes pole position actually wins the race? That’s because one short run doesn’t necessarily indicate how the car will perform during competition conditions. That’s a lot like comparing vMotion with Live Migration.

Read the entire article here, The Benefits of vMotion Over Live Migration (and the Best VMware Monitoring Solution to Do the Job Right)
via the fine folks at opvizor.

opvizor opvizor is SaaS company that specializes in solutions for virtualization and cloud computing. These solutions help businesses automate and manage their virtual IT infrastructures within heterogeneous data processing centers, as well as solutions for the prevention of errors and failures. opvizor’s offices are located in Vienna, Austria and Houston, TX, USA. Dennis Zimmer is founder and CEO of the opvizor group.

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