This presentation provides a good overview of scenarios and planning for server, application and hardware virtualization. It is a very good resource for anyone who wants to understand the rationale behind virtualization – server, application and hardware.
This guide presents "going green" at the data center level in simple and easy to understand terms. It starts with a simple question: why go green? My reason is simple: because god wants me to clean up the mess I create. Some others want a logical explanation so this guide provides it. Then it goes into more complex issues touching upon key areas in a data center that are killing the planet!
This paper defines cloud computing, details its benefits, issues, risks, and describes a cloud computing maturity model.
A research study on the total cost of ownership (TCO) of open source software.
Read this excellent discussion before you make up your mind on the business case for open source systems.
This paper presents a framework to calculate the total cost of ownership of virtualization on a multi-processor based platform.
An excellent soup to nuts discussion on virtualization. This is perhaps the best presentation on Virtualization that I have reviewed. MUST READ!