What’s Lurking in Your Virtualized Datacenter?
Datacenters are fraught with hidden operational hazards, and because virtual infrastructure is extremely complex and dynamic, many vulnerabilities go undetected and can be onerous to find. On the other hand, known hazards are often ignored because administrators underestimate or don’t understand their scope, severity and risk. For example, we recently spoke with a well-known company who told us they’d brought down a large portion of their datacenter during an upgrade because of incompatibilities between their PCI-E cards and ESX. A seemingly trivial issue resulted in hours of costly disruption to their business.
In the “spirit” of Halloween we created an infographic (see below) to shed some light on things that may be haunting your datacenter. Before I get into that, let me tell you about some tricks and a treat from CloudPhysics:
Read more and view the infographic here, What’s Lurking in Your Virtualized Datacenter?
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