What is a Virtual Server?

What is a Virtual Server?



November 18, 2014 at 5:29 am


Alex xxx

September 4, 2015 at 1:07 am


S Raj

March 20, 2016 at 8:31 pm

Hello,How is redundancy improved? If you have 3 separate virtual servers running on a host and each of them serves a specific business function (say, one runs a web server, the other a DB server, etc..), and if the physical box fails, then all 3 VMs are going to go down, correct? So in your example, if 20 to 60 VMs are running on one physical host, then that becomes a single point of failure…I fail to grasp what the advantage of virtualization is. One physical box has a certain computing power. Now installing 3 VMs on that physical server would mean the computing power needs to be shared three ways, is that not correct? So essentially you are distributing the computing resources. What if┬áthe services on the one of the VMs need more computing power than the others? How does virtualization improve anything?Thanks

Brian Campos

April 6, 2016 at 5:31 pm

I am working on a project that deals with security and am very interested in virtual servers. Is this a viable choice? Should I spread the VMs across the nation in the case of a natural or other disaster for built in mitigation? What can be done if one of the main non-virtual servers goes down?

Uh Uh

September 1, 2017 at 10:47 am