"Virtualization & Memory" Please respond to the following:

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examine at least three (3) benefits and three (3) drawbacks that an organization or individual could experience using virtualization. Recommend one (1) individual or organization that would highly benefit from using virtualization. Provide a rationale for your response.

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1. The ability to load and execute a process that requires a larger amount of memory than what is available by loading the process in parts and then executing them.

2. Improves memory utilization via the sharing of scarce resources.

3. Allows applications on multiple servers to share data without replication, decreasing total memory needs.

4. Lowers latency and provides faster access than other solutions such as SSD, SAN or NAS.


1. High risk in physical fault.

2. It's very complicated.

3. Not supported by all applications.

4. Performance is not same all the time.

So the best benefits is:

Improves memory utilization via the sharing of scarce resources because the sharing of rare resources and increase in memory utilization decreasing our headache.

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Good stuff. Would use again.

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