Performance Best Practices for VMware vSphere 5.1, provides performance tips that cover the most performance-critical areas of VMware vSphere 5.1. It is not intended as a comprehensive guide for planning and configuring your deployments.
- Chapter 1, “Hardware for Use with VMware vSphere,” provides guidance on selecting hardware for use with vSphere.
- Chapter 2, “ESXi and Virtual Machines,” provides guidance regarding VMware ESXi software and the virtual machines that run in it.
- Chapter 3, “Guest Operating Systems,” provides guidance regarding the guest operating systems running in vSphere virtual machines.
- Chapter 4, “Virtual Infrastructure Management,” provides guidance regarding infrastructure management best practices.
This book is intended for system administrators who are planning a VMware vSphere 5.1 deployment and want to maximize its performance. The book assumes the reader is already familiar with VMware vSphere concepts and terminology.