Sizing Virtual Machines for JVM workloads – Part 3

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In today’s blog we would like to announce the that a new book, Enterprise Java Applications Architecture on VMware, has been released and is available from https://www.createspace.com/3632131. Book Abstract This book is the culmination of seven years of experience in running Java on VMware vSphere, both at VMware and at many VMware customer sites. In Read more...

Sizing Virtual Machines for JVM Workloads – Part 2

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Looking at a Sizing Example Figure 4, shows the most commonly encountered JVM and virtual machine size. This may be a fairly busy JVM with 100 to 250 concurrent threads (actual thread count varies as it depends on the nature of the workload), 4GB of heap, approximately 4.5GB for the JVM process, and 0.5GB for Read more...

Protecting Virtual SAP Landscapes with VMware vShield App – Part 1 of 2

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VMware vShield App is a hypervisor-level firewall that can be used in virtual SAP deployments to provide network isolation and facilitate quick firewall testing of SAP landscapes. SAP landscape consists of multiple SAP products (ERP, CRM, portal etc) with separate production and non-production environments.  The non-production systems can be further broken into categories such as Read more...

Sizing Virtual Machines for JVM Workloads

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This week we will publish three blogs on the topic of sizing virtual machines for Java workloads. In the bogs we will discuss various sizing considerations, best practices, sizing limits, and the most common configuration used by our customers. A sizing exercise in a virtualized environment for Java workloads is similar to that in physical Read more...