Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 23rd Dec 2010 19:19 UTC
Windows The rumours about Windows possibly being ported to ARM has left a lot of people bewildered; why would you port Windows NT when Windows CE 6.0 is a perfectly capable operating system? Putting all the pieces together, it's actually quite clear why you would want Windows NT on ARM: servers.
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Bill Shooter of Bul
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2006-07-14

Ok, that makes more sense. But within the same processor architecture, its pretty easy to just guess that this years x86 processor is probably going to handle the load that last years did. Changing architectures means you have a lot less in common and requires much more intensive resource planing.

Virtualization, in my opinion is a good argument why ARM will never take off in the data center. If you have a lot of underused servers, virtualization is awesome. A much better solution for high availability, backup, and energy conservation than ARM.

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