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Virtual Machine Withdrawls.... Is it a diagnosable thing?

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I just realized today that some of my recent anxiety/stress at work may be related to a lack of virtualization. My previous sys admin job was at a managed services company that was almost entirely VMware virtualized. Most of our clients were VMware virtualized as well. Now I'm working for a company that has no virtualization and no clients with it either. It's maddening how inefficient and unnecessarily complicated some things are without it now that I've used it so heavily. It's driving me insane, to the point of wanting to build my own home esxi server just to scratch the itch. Surely I'm not the only sicko out there like this... Am I?
 
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Once you go virtual, you never go back thumb.gif
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You're not alone; I hate seeing 32000W of draw doing 1200W worth of work. It eats at me.
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altho i dont have the titch but i have at times noticed that it would be better to have it go virtual for some jobs im at.
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Hehe I have a ESX host at my residence and my house so i feel for ya.
Wouldn't be a bad idea to test different solutions.
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