Your virtual infrastructure is only as good as the memory on which it is built. Each server that is virtualised needs to have the right amount of memory installed to run the virtualisation software and to support each provisioned virtual machine and its applications to avoid any performance impact.
When you start with Kingston® memory, you can rest assured that your virtualised environment is structurally sound. Made from quality components, Kingston server memory is rigorously tested and backed by a lifetime warranty, free technical support and our free KingstonCare service programme.
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Because each server that is virtualised needs to have enough memory installed in order to properly support its Virtual Machines and their applications.
No, our memory is just that — memory to be installed in the physical server.
There are two key reasons to have more memory available — to run the virtualisation software and to support all virtual machines with their applications without impacting on performance.
Yes. In fact, Kingston worked with the leader in the virtualisation space, VMware, to create a technical paper about the role of memory in VI3 – their enterprise server virtualisation platform.
Yes. Key drivers for IT adoption include the many benefits in virtualising a data centre and consolidating server hardware. However, each of the virtualised servers should have enough physical memory to ensure successful consolidation.
Yes, virtualisation software often include features to manage memory overcommitment. VMware provides memory sharing and swapping/ballooning capabilities to dynamically share and reallocate limited memory resources. However, with enough physical memory, the performance impact of these features is minimised.
In an IT environment that has been virtualised, the virtual infrastructure is a layer that consists of the shared pool of processors, storage, memory and other resources. On top of this layer, virtual machines can be set up and tailored for individual departmental use. This is where Kingston server memory fits into the solution — our memory is a key part of the virtual infrastructure.