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Checklist: Server Deployment - going from unvirtualized to virtualized

Simple process that most companies go through, when moving away from physical servers and going to virtual servers. I copied the list from a Microsoft Hosting-Days Presentation.
  • Unvirtualized

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    Physical server with an Operating System and no virtualization. System utilization is less than 10% to 20%.
  • Process: Go from Unvirtualized to Basic Virtualization

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  • Basic Virtualization

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    Virtualization with no live migration, limited automation and management, System utilization between 20% and 40%
  • Process: Go from Basic Virtualization to Advanced Virtualization

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  • Advanced Virtualization

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    Server + Storage Virtualization and use of Management and Automation tools. System utilization between 40% and 60% or more.
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