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Get-View Part 3: Peformance Impact – Is it really THAT much different?


In Get-View Part 1: Introduction I introduced the advanced feature Get-View and a little bit about what it does. In Get-View Part 2: Views and Extension Data I talked about how we can interact with the data found in Get-View and the ways we can grab that information. In Part 3, we discuss performance and speed…
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PowerCLI Module to Check CPU, Memory and Storage OverCommitment

Today we have a special guest post from Mathieu Buisson:

In a vSphere environment, resource overcommitment can be a blessing and a curse. It is a blessing because it allows to run more VMs per host and to fully utilize the physical resources provided by the ESXi hosts, but it becomes a curse when too much overcommitment impacts performance of the VMs. Continue reading

PowerCLI 5.8 release 1: Enhanced Performance

PowerCLI 5.8 release 1 has now been out for two weeks and some people are already noticing a difference in the startup speed of this latest release. What has happened? What has changed? well, we’ll get to that, just note that the first command run in a PowerCLI session prior to version 5.8 would take roughly 24 seconds to complete. Now, it takes 1 second. *Applause to the PowerCLI team!*

Ok ok, enough applause let’s get down into the nitty gritty and what was happening. Continue reading