Performance Impact of Virtualization on SAS Foundation

Date Added: Mar 2010
Format: PDF

Virtualization is a hot topic in the industry. Potential benefits of virtualization include increased utilization of hardware, reduced power and cooling costs, reduced management costs, increased manageability of the computing environment, and reduced capital expenditures. This paper compares and contrasts the relative performance impact of architectural decisions and empowers the reader to make informed decisions with respect to running SAS in a virtualized environment.