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Mastering VMware vSphere 6 by Josh Atwell, Grant Orchard, Scott Lowe, Nick Marshall

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Chapter 12 Balancing Resource Utilization

Virtualization with VMware vSphere is, among other things, about getting better utilization of your computing resources within a single physical host. vSphere accomplishes this by letting you run multiple instances of a guest operating system on a single physical host. However, it’s also about getting better resource utilization across multiple physical hosts, and that means shifting workloads between hosts to balance the resource utilization. vSphere offers a number of powerful tools for helping administrators balance resource utilization.

In this chapter, you will learn to

  • Configure and execute vMotion
  • Ensure vMotion compatibility across processor families
  • Use Storage vMotion
  • Perform Combined vMotion ...

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