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vRealize Operations Tech Tips #8 – Understanding Allocation vs Demand Based Capacity Modeling

Understanding capacity and having the ability to quickly assess capacity and capacity risk in any environment is critical in today’s software defined data center.  vRealize Operations Manager helps you apply demand & allocation capacity planning principles while managing the capacity of your virtual and cloud environments across any object type.

The great thing is vRealize Operations Manager allows you to leverage both of these capacity models via policies that you assign to workload containers or groups of resources. You can set up the policy to best manage the environment for performance (e.g. production), or for higher density and utilization (e.g. test/dev), or BOTH.

Here’s a video on how this all works in vRealize Operations Manager.

Next week we will see vRealize Operations Manager in action showing Risk, capacity planning and committed projects.  Stay tuned!


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