VM slicing and dicing

Greg Whynott Greg.Whynott at oicr.on.ca
Tue Nov 9 10:45:16 CST 2010

no copper cables 10G and FC is all you need to deploy images.  8)

On Nov 9, 2010, at 11:38 AM, Holmes,David A wrote:

> We've been looking at Cisco's Unified Computing System (UCS) blade
> server, which appears to have great potential. Very fast, and eliminates
> almost all top-of-rack copper cabling from servers to top-of-rack
> switch. Custom-built for VMWare optimization, but other virtualization
> OS's will run also from what I have read. Ten GiGE and FCoE are the
> entry points at the server access layer.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brandon Kim [mailto:brandon.kim at brandontek.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, November 09, 2010 8:18 AM
> To: nanog group
> Subject: OT: VM slicing and dicing
> Hey gents:
> As always I value your input. Best resource on the planet! =)
> I'm hoping this isn't too off-topic if so please respond to me offline
> if so.
> I figured since most of everyone here are operators working in a
> datacenter, you may or may
> not have experience with virtualization software that allows you to
> configure VM's on the fly.
> I'm not looking for companies that offer this service, but the actual
> software engines that allow you
> to create VM's on the fly. So a customer goes to your website and says I
> want Win2008 with 8gigs of RAM and 120gigs of HDD.
> Just like custom configuring a new PC.
> Does anyone here have experience or knowledge of companies that offer
> this type of software engine?
> Thanks in advance!
> Brandon


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