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VMware vRealize Operations Performance and Capacity Management by Iwan 'e1' Rahabok

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A virtual data center versus a physical data center

We covered SDDC to a certain depth. We can now summarize the key differences between a physical data center and a virtual one. To highlight the differences, I'm assuming in this comparison the physical data center is 0 percent virtualized and the virtual data center is 100 percent virtualized. For the virtual data center, I'm assuming you have also adjusted your operation, because operating a virtual data center with a physical operation mindset results in a lot of frustration and suboptimal virtualization. This means your processes and organization chart have been adapted to a virtual data center.

Data center

The following table summarizes the data centers as physical and virtual data centers: ...

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