2.6. Additional Infrastructure Considerations

VMM also has a few other considerations to keep in mind as part of deployment. Migration involves moving a virtual machine from one location to another. VMM accomplishes this by using hypervisor-based migration (e.g., live migration) or by moving the storage location a virtual disk resides on. Backing up your VMM environment is also important in terms of quick recovery from failure, ensuring minimal downtime.

2.6.1. Migration

Deploying virtualization into a single datacenter should present few obstacles if you plan to use Hyper-V Quick Migration and/or VMware VMotion because both technologies depend on access to shared storage and a reliable network. To enable Hyper-V Quick Migration, you deploy ...

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