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Which of the following virtualization management approaches can help organizations maintain optimal hardware resource utilization over time?

a. Automatically reconfiguring virtual machines based on performance statistics.

b. Deploying multiple copies of virtual machines to different host servers.

c. Automatically moving virtual machines based on changes to resource requirements.

d. Placing virtual machines on isolated virtual network switches.

e. Storing virtual machines on a Storage Area Network (SAN)

f. Both a and c

 

Answer: f

Explanation: Most data center environments experience changes to performance requirements and workload activity over time. By automatically reconfiguring VMs and/or moving them to other host servers, systems administrators can reduce potential performance issues while ensuring that data center servers are being adequately utilized.

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