I recently got asked to explain the Density badge in vRealize Operations Manger. Please note that videos of all the badges (and more…) are available at this page. https://www.vmware.com/support/vrealize-operations-Manager-6-video.html (You’re welcome!!)
Density in vRealize Operations Manager compares the current density with the optimal density that has been determined by vR Ops based on Policy. The higher the Density score the better, and the closer you are to optimal.
Density uses the Demand model and considers both Stress and Usable Capacity in its calculations. So policy will impact this.
Let’s take a look at the following image:
The gray horizontal line in both graphs indicates the ‘Optimal’ Density. Continue reading