Category Archives: Monster VM

Letter To Santa

Dear Santa, I’ve been terrific at virtualising low hanging fruit over the past years. I have reduced costs while increasing availability, reliability and performance for my applications. I’m a prodigy, I’m a super-hero! Now my CIO asked me to realize the … Continue reading

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Bull’s Implementation of a Glued Architecture

In my two previous posts, I’ve been introducing the concept of ‘glueless’ and ‘glued’ as the two main scale-up architectures. You can read them here and here. Eventually you may also read this post in the series talking about the … Continue reading

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Two Main Scale-Up Server Architectures – Part 1

To address the increasingly demanding workloads, processor sockets are added in a seamless way within a single server. You’re scaling up. Sockets are connected together as well as the memory and IO boards and applications can benefit from more compute … Continue reading

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Scale-Out And Scale-Up Architectures – The Business-Critical Application Point Of View

This post is the first in a series of articles focusing on a great piece of hardware you may have seen in action at VMware Barcelona 2012 in the Solutions Exchange hall. By the end of 2012 over 50% of … Continue reading

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