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2Which of the following terms describes a situation in which many virtual machines are deployed without proper IT oversight?

a. Server sprawl

b. Server consolidation

c. Network virtualization

d. Virtual machine sprawl

e. Storage virtualization

f. None of the above

 

Answer: d

Explanation: VM sprawl occurs when IT organizations fail to manage all of the virtual machines that are deployed in their production environments. Server sprawl refers to the proliferation of physical servers. Network and storage virtualization are used to increase data center capacity, performance, and manageability.

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

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