Part of the Quizzes glossary:

11) Which of the following characteristics should you consider when deciding whether to deploy an application or service to a virtual machine?

a. Hardware requirements

b. Software support and compatibility

c. Licensing

d. Performance and resource requirements

e. Historical performance data

f. All of the above

 

Answer: f

Explanation: Hardware requirements, performance characteristics, licensing and compatibility are all important factors related to making a decision to virtualize an application. More information will allow you to make better decisions related to whether you should virtualize the workload and will assist in capacity planning.

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This was last updated in December 2008
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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