Probably not performance benefits, but there are good reasons why one would
separate out certain applications or services onto separate virtual
machines. Some of these reasons include management, separation of
administration, scalability capabilities, etc. Just remember - treat your
VM architecture decisions no differently than you would when considering
physical servers and their purposes.
Hope this helps,
MVP - Clustering
MCT, MCITP x3, MCTS x8, MCSE x2, CCNA, CCDA, BCFP
"Detroit J" <DetroitJ@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>I am building a web server right now that will be hosted at a colo
> It will be a dual core Xeon @ 3GHz with 8GB RAM and SATA disks. I plan to
> run IIS, DNS, SMTP, and SQL Express. Is there any performance benefit to
> installing the different services in VMs versus all in the host OS which
> be Windows Server 2008 x64 Standard?