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VMware ESXi Cookbook by Aravind Sivaraman, Mohammed Raffic Kajamoideen

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Implementing resource pools

VMware vSphere clusters combine the computing resources from the ESXi under the clusters and handle resource management of virtual machines efficiently. This is called root resource pool. Resource pools can be created under ESXi hosts if an ESXi host is not a part of the cluster, or it can be created under cluster to create a resource partition of the available CPU and memory resources. It can also be created under another resource pool as a child resource pool. Resource pools can be used to efficiently manage the resource management for a group of virtual machines that belong to the same application or department. Resource pools can also be used to delegate administrative permissions to manage a specific group of virtual ...

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