Ebook VMware vSphere

VMware ha rilasciato un interessante libro in formato elettronico nel quale sono descritte le caratteristiche e considerazioni su VMware vSphere. In una quarantina di pagine viene illustrato il funzionamento dell’infrastruttura del sistema operativo cloud.

Il libro su vSphere intitolato “Performance Best Practices for VMware vSphere 4.0”  è scaricabile gratuitamente: http://www.vmware.com/pdf/Perf_Best_Practices_vSphere4.0.pdf

Contenuti dell’e-book:

Hardware for Use with VMware vSphere
Validate Your Hardware
Hardware CPU Considerations
Hardware-Assisted Virtualization
Hardware-Assisted CPU Virtualization (Intel VT-x and AMD AMD-V)
Hardware-Assisted MMU Virtualization (Intel EPT and AMD RVI)
Hardware Storage Considerations
Hardware Networking Considerations
Hardware BIOS Settings
ESX and Virtual Machines
ESX General Considerations
ESX CPU Considerations
Hyper-Threading
Non-Uniform Memory Access (NUMA)
Configuring ESX for Hardware-Assisted Virtualization
ESX Memory Considerations
Memory Overhead
Memory Sizing
Memory Overcommit Techniques
Memory Swapping
Large Memory Pages for Hypervisor and Guest Operating System
Hardware-Assisted MMU Virtualization
ESX Storage Considerations
ESX Networking Considerations
Guest Operating Systems
Guest Operating System General Considerations
Running Paravirtualized Operating Systems
Measuring Performance in Virtual Machines
Guest Operating System CPU Considerations
Guest Operating System Storage Considerations
Guest Operating System Networking Considerations
Virtual Infrastructure Management
General Resource Management Best Practices
VMware vCenter Best Practices
VMware vCenter Database Considerations
VMware VMotion and Storage VMotion
VMware Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) Best Practices
VMware Distributed Power Management (DPM) Best Practices
VMware Fault Tolerance Best Practices

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