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Back to Basics: vSphere Sizing For Business-Critical Applications

Following up on my previous post on “vSphere general sizing,” I want to briefly discuss sizing Business-Critical Applications (BCA) for vSphere.  Business-Critical aka. Tier-One Applications are databases, ERP systems, e-mail servers, and other applications that a customer has indicated is critical to the operation of their business and there are numerous benefits to virtualizing BCAs, […]

The Impact Of NUMA On Virtualizing Business Critical Applications

The diagrams and the bulk of the technical content in this post was borrowed, with permission, from Frank Denneman’s blog. Frank is a Senior Architect for VMware’s Technical Marketing Team and an acknowledged expert in vSphere Resource Management. This post is my effort to consolidate the information from his blog on NUMA and to apply […]