IBM, Intel Boost Multi-Processor Server Virtualization

Mutschler, Ann Steffora
December 2006
Electronic News;12/25/2006, Vol. 52 Issue 52, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports on the collaboration between International Business Machines and Intel Corp. to improve multi-processor server virtualization for use at enterprise data centers. One of the first tools to emerge from this joint work is a new virtualization benchmarking methodology called vConsolidate that runs multiple instances of consolidated database, mail, Web and Java workloads in multiple virtual CPU partitions on Intel-based System x servers to simulate real-world server performance in a typical environment.


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