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Run Mac desktops virtually on PC servers
Authored by: neill on Oct 09, '08 01:24:21PM

I'm not actually sure how much good this is in practice. Sure . . . you're now running a virtualized Leopard Server . . . but don't have have to have a real Leopard to run the virtualized machine on top of? The host machine could probably even be running Leopard client version . . . but then you're limited to the performance you can get out of whatever hardware you're running it on. I guess if you wanted to run multiple Leopard virtual servers and let one be mail, one be web, and one be file that would work . . . but you're still limited to the available performance on the hostmachine.

Might be good for doing some testing . . . but I would think that trying to run actual production servers this way quickly bogs down the host hardware. Toss the overhead of the virtualization on top of multiple virtual machines and (other then testing) . . . I'm not sure I see the point.



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