A great Q&A about long-distance vMotion, stretched HA clusters, and such by Ivan Pepelnjak. Ivan’s a networking expert, but he has gone deeper into the various VM-over-distance technologies than anyone I know. Just go read it: Long-Distance vMotion, Stretched HA Clusters and Business Needs
I’ve been hearing little teasers from Frank Denneman (One of the Authors) about this book since way back in the summer when it was first announced. Now I finally have my hands on a copy.
Symantec have been looking at why customers are not going â€œthe last mileâ€ with virtualisation. Why are customers not deploying their Tier 1 applications on their virtual platforms? Symantecâ€™s view on this was that customers still have issues with application level failure within guest VMâ€™s. This product has been designed to fill that void and at present is a product with no real competitors.