Quiz Answer

Server virtualization quiz: Question 3

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

a) True
b) False

Answer: False

Although there is a lot of overlap between what it means to consolidate a data center what it means to virtualize it, they are, in fact, two different processes that have their own conditions for maximum success.

See the actual definitions for server consolidation and server virtualization.

More on consolidation:
Consolidation and virtualization: The same but different

Virtualization: motivation and costs

This was first published in October 2006

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