Browse Definitions :
Quiz

Question 1

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.

Back to quiz

Listen and Learn Podcasts 

Virtualization 101
Virtualization expert Anil Desai provides an easy-to-understand primer on virtualization that will quickly bring any listener up to speed on the topic.

Using virtualization for testing and development environments
Learn how to use virtualization for quality assurance and testing while keeping the environment secure.

What is Microsoft Hyper-V?
Learn exactly what Hyper-V is, how to create virtual machines (VMs) and how to use Hyper-V's integrated features to best advantage.

This was last updated in December 2008
SearchCompliance
  • OPSEC (operations security)

    OPSEC (operations security) is a security and risk management process and strategy that classifies information, then determines ...

  • smart contract

    A smart contract is a decentralized application that executes business logic in response to events.

  • compliance risk

    Compliance risk is an organization's potential exposure to legal penalties, financial forfeiture and material loss, resulting ...

SearchSecurity
  • What is cybersecurity?

    Cybersecurity is the protection of internet-connected systems such as hardware, software and data from cyberthreats.

  • private key

    A private key, also known as a secret key, is a variable in cryptography that is used with an algorithm to encrypt and decrypt ...

  • DOS (disk operating system)

    A DOS, or disk operating system, is an operating system that runs from a disk drive. The term can also refer to a particular ...

SearchHealthIT
SearchDisasterRecovery
  • What is risk mitigation?

    Risk mitigation is a strategy to prepare for and lessen the effects of threats faced by a business.

  • change control

    Change control is a systematic approach to managing all changes made to a product or system.

  • disaster recovery (DR)

    Disaster recovery (DR) is an organization's ability to respond to and recover from an event that affects business operations.

SearchStorage
  • RAM (Random Access Memory)

    RAM (Random Access Memory) is the hardware in a computing device where the operating system (OS), application programs and data ...

  • RAID 6

    RAID 6, also known as double-parity RAID, uses two parity stripes on each disk. It allows for two disk failures within the RAID ...

  • NOR flash memory

    NOR flash memory is one of two types of non-volatile storage technologies.

Close