November 2010 archive

Increase VDI consolidation ratio with TPS tuning on ESX

In ESX, the VMware Kernel scans the guest physical memory pages randomly with a base scan rate specified by Mem.ShareScanTime, which specifies the desired time to scan the virtual machine’s entire guest memory. The default value for Mem.ShareScanTime is 60 minutes. This means that virtual machines will have their physical memory pages scanned within 60 …

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APAC Virtualization Roundtable (vDS Deep Dive) – Wed 3/11

Are you interested in learning more about vDS and vSphere Advanced Networking? If so, don’t miss out this week’s APAC virtualization podcast with Trevor Gerdes, System Engineer at VMware Australia. dvNetwork Distributed Switch (vDS), a new type of virtual switch introduced since vSphere 4, is an attractive technology that simplifies virtual networking management significantly. This …

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