A new application needs to be deployed on a virtual server. The virtual server hosts a SQL server that is used
by several employees.
Which of the following is the BEST approach for implementation of the new application on the virtual server?
Take a snapshot of the virtual server after installing the new application and store the snapshot in a secure
Generate a baseline report detailing all installed applications on the virtualized server after installing the new
Take a snapshot of the virtual server before installing the new application and store the snapshot in a
Create an exact copy of the virtual server and store the copy on an external hard drive after installing the
Snapshots are backups of virtual machines that can be used to quickly recover from poor updates, and errors
arising from newly installed applications. However, the snapshot should be taken before the application or
update is installed.