Virtualization Summary and Best Practices

This chapter summarizes the key concepts and tasks presented in this book relating to the Oracle virtualization platform. This chapter uses two approaches: the minimalist approach (sometimes confused with “least expensive”) and the realist approach, whereby benefits of virtualization are realized using recommended best-practice methods without breaking the bank. For example, although it is true only one virtual machine server is required to deploy guest VMs, and although such a configuration may be deemed acceptable for demonstration or discussion purposes, a single-VM-server configuration cannot ...

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