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VMware vCloud Director Essentials by Lipika Pal

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Chapter 3. Managing vCloud Director Resources

VMware vCloud Director has two types of virtual datacenters (vDCs): provider and organization vDCs. A provider vDC is a collection and an abstraction of storage, CPU, and memory resources. Provider vDC allows you to manage and use these resources and organization vDCs are subsets of the provider vDCs.

Provider vDCs are created and managed by the vCloud Director system administrator and provides resources from vSphere resource pools. The resource pool is generally a cluster. You could also have a single resource pool inside a cluster or expand provider vDCs to contain multiple resource pools or clusters.

Provider vDC resources include CPU and memory as well as storage, which is discovered using a VMware ...

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