VMware engineers caution IT pros: Use Fault Tolerance sparingly

One of the most anticipated features in the next version of VMware Virtual Infrastructure, vSphere, is Fault Tolerance, but VMware engineers caution IT pros to use it sparingly.

During the New England VMware User Group meeting in Newport, RI on April 30, VMware engineers who gave a session called “What’s Next for VMware Virtual Infrastructure” said not to use the upcoming fault tolerance (FT) feature as a general replacement for High Availability because it requires more resources. Instead, only use it where absolutely no downtime can be tolerated.

Read more at itknowledgeexchange.techtarget.com


About Marcel van den Berg
I am a technical consultant with a strong focus on server virtualization, desktop virtualization, cloud computing and business continuity/disaster recovery.

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