SPECweb2005 Performance on ESX Server 3.5
Virtualization is revolutionizing data center computing by making it easy for people to run multiple operating systems and multiple applications seamlessly on the same computer. More and more organizations are adopting VMware Infrastructure 3 for server consolidation and to reduce the total cost of ownership. VMware ESX Server 3.5 is designed for high performance. With a number of optimizations for superior performance, even the most I/O?]intensive applications perform well when deployed on VMware Infrastructure 3. This paper compares the performance of a virtual machine to that of a similarly configured native machine using the industry standard SPECweb2005 workload.