Quoting JMcCarthy at mortgagelink.ie:
> Using one super server, doesnt that cause the problem of everything going
> down if the hardware fails?
Thats why you use shared storage, so that in case of hardware failure,
you can startup / transfer the vm's seemlessly to the other node thus
There are various solutions for this, vmware's vmotion being just one.
> And how far would you take it?
> Would you have a mail/file/print/groupware/domain controller/dns/web
> proxy/firewall all on one hefty goliath of a machine?
Sure, with redundancy as mentioned above.
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