Religious Issue #7: Racks or Blades?

One of the most contentious issues that can come up in virtualization circles is the debate on whether to use blades or chassis servers for virtualization hosts. The use of blades did come up in a recent Virtumania podcast discussion. While I’ve worked with blades over the years, most of my virtualization practice has been with rack-mount chassis servers.

After discussing blades with a good mix of experts, I can say that blades are not for everybody and that my concerns are not unique.

Read the entire post in the Everyday Virtualization blog at Virtualization Review.


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