// Commented out mbk Feb 2019 // //
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Search and the Virtual Machine - And Why You Should Care

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Summary of performance tests

Virtualization and Cloud Computing have been getting more and more attention, but given the CPU and disk intensive nature of search, could these virtualization technologies really be used to run a Search Engine?

  • What are the business drivers for even considering this combo?
  • What tasks would be appropriate for such a combination?
  • And what Performance Penalty will you pay for deploying on Virtual machines?