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Server virtualization basics quiz

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1. Which of these applications are usually good candidates for virtualization?

a) Applications that are computing-intensive
b) Applications that suffer low utilization
c) Both of the above
d) Neither of the above

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2. True or False? IT managers will be able to reduce the size of their staff by virtualizing servers.

a) True
b) False

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3. True or False? Server virtualization and server consolidation are the same thing.

a) True
b) False

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4. Which server virtualization vendor currently offers the broadest x86 virtualization functions and mature virtualization management tools?

a) Xen
b) VMmare
c) IBM Advanced POWER Virtualization
d) Microsoft Virtual Server

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5. True or False? Server virtualization makes security management more complex.

a) True
b) False

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6. For cost-benefit and performance reasons, it's best to start virtualization on servers with what kind of workloads? Choose the best response.

a) lightly loaded servers
b) servers with medium loads
c) heavily loaded servers
d) none, virtualization has no cost or performance benefits

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7. True or False? Blade servers are required to run server virtualization software.

a) True
b) False

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8. Virtual Iron's use of Infiniband technology does which of the following:

a) It provides support for Xen open source virtualization.
b) It provides virtualization at the chip level.
c) It provides 64 bit storage relief.
d) It provides the ability to create a single, large virtual machine spanning many physical systems.

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9. True or False? It is best to consolidate virtual machines with homogenous workloads to the same physical server.

a) True
b) False

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10. True or False? Server virtualization increases the need for systems management tools

a) True
b) False

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This was first published in October 2006

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