Micro VMs can present unique management challenges

Techtarget | June 20, 2019

In many ways, a micro VM is just like any other VM, except smaller. Like with other VMs, IT administrators allocate resources such as CPU, memory and storage to micro VMs and manage them using tools such as vCenter Server or System Center Virtual Machine Manager. However, in spite of their similarities to other VMs, micro VMs can sometimes introduce hidden management challenges.Some of these management challenges stem from creating large numbers of tiny VMs over time. Because micro VMs are so small, its easy to regard them as being insignificant in terms of their effect on the virtualization infrastructure.

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