And where is the fun in that?
Virtual machines are for testing stuff, break and rebuild - and especially testing stuff you can then launch on real machines.
bare metal machines today are not that common, since you get the ROI much better with virtualization.
When it comes to updates of bare metal, either you use a canary approach or a blue-green approach.
let’say it was a display of coolness.
"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko