5 best practices for VMware admins: Microsoft Exchange on VMware
Author: Scott Lowe, Founder and Managing Consultant at The 1610 Group
Published: February, 2013
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vSphere administrators often avoid virtualizing Microsoft Exchange because they are concerned about the impact this could have on the virtual environment. The good news is that even the largest Exchange environments can be safely and easily virtualized. Both vSphere and Exchange administrators will benefit from the tips offered here. Read this white paper to find answers to questions, such as:
Is it better to have fewer virtual machines that are larger or more numerous virtual machines that are smaller?
What tools are available to help ensure that Exchange runs at peak performance levels?
Why is it important to avoid over provisioning Exchange servers in a virtual environment?
Scott Lowe is the founder and managing consultant of the 1610 Group. He is a 17-year veteran of the IT world. Scott also frequently contributes to outlets such as TechRepublic, TechTarget and virtgualizationadmin.com. He’s a huge believer in the virtualization and the business benefits it creates.